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

Topics of Discussion: (1) Ruminations with Pastors Kurowski and Pelsue, (2) What kind of Law do you give to a person?, (3) what do you call Lutheran’s who enjoy hearing the Gospel?, (4) Luther’s “Bondage of the Will”, and (5) Caller: “First Gospel is God asking Adam where he is”.

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Law and Gospel

Topics of Discussion: (1)Foundation for Bible Class/Sermon, (2) Exegesis/Emmaus/Application, and (3) Interpretation/Christology/Law and Gospel.

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Law and Gospel

Topics of Discussion: (1) 15th Sunday after Pentecost, (2) James 2:17, (3) Saved by Works according to James or Saved by Faith according to Paul, and (4) Context and Audience is the Key.

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Law and Gospel

Topics of Discussion: (1) Open Mike Friday, (2) Garrison Keilor on “Who are Lutherans?”, and (3) Response to emails.

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Law and Gospel

Topics of Discussion: Ruminations with Pastors Kurowski and Smith, (2) Romans 10:4 and the end of the Law?, (3) Romans 10:9 as how believers can save themselves?, (4) the difference between good works and fruit of the Holy Spirit, and (5) Two Callers with interesting questions.

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Law and Gospel

Topics of Discussion: (1) Witnessing to different cultures, (2) Sheep or Pigs in New Guinea, (3) Hispanic differences, and (4) Red Cloth against the evil eye.

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Law and Gospel

Topics of Discussion: (1)Sunday School Lesson with Mark Smith, (2) The making of the Tabernacle, Exodus 40, and (3) How the Tabernacle prefigures Christian worship.

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Law and Gospel

Topics of Discussion: (1) 14th Sunday after Pentecost: Deuteronomy 4:1, (2)Obey commantments to get to the promised land?, (3) The Breastplate of Righteousness, and (4) What comes of a man defiles him?

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Law and Gospel

Topics of Discussion: (1) Open Mike Friday, (2) Eve was deceived; Adam was not?, (3) Caller: “What is good Repentance?”, (4) Hymn:Lord, Help Us Ever To Retain, and (5) Purpose of Law: Repentance, not Obedience.

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Law and Gospel

Topics of Discussion: Runminations with Pastor Kurowski and Pastor Smith; Presbyterian: Saved by Faith plus Good Work; All theology is Christology; Stages of Faith; Caller: Zechariah 3:1-8 Where is Christology?

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