Rev. Bror Erickson serves as pastor of Zion Lutheran Church in Farmington, New Mexico. He graduated from Concordia University Irvine in 2000 where he studied apologetics under Dr. Rosenbladt, and Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana in 2004. He likes to translate the works of Bo Giertz and Hermann Sasse. He also enjoys writing reviews for Amazon.com and critiquing modern culture with the Gospel.
I’m fairly involved with my church body and district. I’m not much the political type, at least I’ve never seen myself that way. But shortly after I was ordained as a pastor and much due to the influence of Bo Giertz in my ministry, I determined to do what I could to help promote the cause of the Lutheran faith where and when I could.
Am I an apple tree? A banana tree? A fig tree? Is my fruit good or bad? It’s an absolutely ludicrous question, isn’t it? Who could imagine a tree asking such a question?
This is the first of seven words of Christ from the cross. Word, not in the sense of a single building block for a sentence, but word in the sense of something spoken, a promise made, a conversation had and oath taken.
Lenten hymns tend not to be the most popular. I remember a few years ago being asked “Who is responsible for selecting these dirges?” when a family was visiting during Lent.
Paul it seems went through a lot of trouble trying to bring the Christian message to everyone in society, no matter their station in life. I often wonder about that. Studies on the church at Paul’s time and even Paul’s own writings make it clear that the church in his day was made up of mostly slaves,
This is the final installment in our three-part series featuring the writing of Birgitta Giertz, translated by Bror Erickson. Birgitta provides an intimate look at the life and work of her father, Pastor Bo Giertz.
I really didn’t know what Anne found so offensive about my question. I had been playing Rugby during PE. It was a game I didn’t know anything about, but the rest of my classmates, the sons of British and Afrikaner employees at the Debeer’s mine there in Jwaneng, Botswanna did.
That is right, your attorney is a Jew just like Roy Moore’s. Well at least one of them is, and He knows all about your other attorneys. He works for them, too.
It is one of the more beloved Christmas carols, “What Child Is This.” This verse of the hymn always causes me pause to think of how brilliantly these gifts of the Magi foreshadow the whole Gospel story of Jesus Christ
I love the commercialization of Christmas. I rejoice in it. I revel in it. I see Santa ringing his bell outside of Target and I want to give the guy a hug.