About Tom Baker

Host of Law & Gospel --- Tom Baker is an ordained minister of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, serving as pastor at Saint James Lutheran Church in University City, Mo. for 28 years. Baker is now Director of Development for Concordia Mission Society which supports of missionaries, overseas medical vans and GOOD NEWS magazine.

Author Archive | Tom Baker
Law and Gospel: Insight

Law and Gospel — Best of Insight Wednesday






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel regarding following the example of Jesus and sins of commission and omission.

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Law and Gospel: Insight

Law and Gospel — Best of Insight Wednesday






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel regarding double talk about abortion and unborn children, as well as a law regarding a religious right to discriminate. 

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Law and Gospel: Insight

Law and Gospel — Best of Insight Wednesday






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel regarding consequential sin.

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Law and Gospel: Insight

Law and Gospel — Best of Insight Wednesday






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel regarding the Muslim faith.

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Law and Gospel: Insight

Law and Gospel — Best of Insight Wednesday






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel with special guest Rev. Dr. Alvin Schmidt regarding the difference between the faith of Muslims and Christians.

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Law and Gospel: Open Mic

Law and Gospel — Open Mic Friday






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel on Open Mic Friday.

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Sunday's hymn

Law and Gospel — Hymns of the Day: LSB 577 (Proper 10) & LSB 772 (Proper 11)






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel regarding the Hymn of the Day for Proper 10, LSB 577, and Proper 11, LSB 772, with guest Rev. Mark Smith.

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Law and Gospel: Insight

Law and Gospel — Insight Wednesday






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel regarding seeming theological contradictions in Matthew 11.

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Law and Gospel: Rumination

Law and Gospel — Rumination Tuesday






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel.

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Law and Gospel: Readings

Law and Gospel — Sunday’s Lectionary: Gospel






Pastor Baker discusses theological distinctions between Law & Gospel regarding the Gospel reading for Sunday’s Lectionary.

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