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Alec Fisher

Sit down with Pastor Alec Fisher to encounter a wide range of topics within Christianity. For more information visit: https://alecfisher.org/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_ArLAIIvtKHEJ4nNahhC8w Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PastorAlecFisher

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Being a Lutheran Deaconess (with Sister Robie Hillhouse)
Feb 24 2022
Being a Lutheran Deaconess (with Sister Robie Hillhouse)
Join the conversation with Sister Robie Hillhouse as we discuss some of the history of diaconal ministry in American Lutheranism and her own ministry as a deaconess.For more information see:  Support the show (
Being a Lutheran Deaconess (with Sister Robie Hillhouse)
Feb 24 2022
Being a Lutheran Deaconess (with Sister Robie Hillhouse)
Join the conversation with Sister Robie Hillhouse as we discuss some of the history of diaconal ministry in American Lutheranism and her own ministry as a deaconess.For more information see:  Support the show (
Conversation: Manuscripts and Contexts (with John Roth)
Aug 16 2021
Conversation: Manuscripts and Contexts (with John Roth)
In this episode of the new "Thrive On" podcast, John and I discuss manuscripts and our different contexts today.Support the show (
Conversation: What About the Canon? - Ask the Pastors Trinity Lutheran Church, Algona, IA
Aug 15 2021
Conversation: What About the Canon? - Ask the Pastors Trinity Lutheran Church, Algona, IA
Join in as we discuss the canonical books of the Bible on this episode of "Ask the Pastors" hosted by Pastor Tom Schlund. Support the show (
Bible Study: Philippians 4:10-23 (Empowered by Christ)
Aug 14 2021
Bible Study: Philippians 4:10-23 (Empowered by Christ)
Join in as we conclude our Philippians study. Paul addresses the Christian community as he encourages that the work done in them is the by the power of Christ himself. (Philippians 4:10-23)Support the show (
Bible Study: Philippians 4:2-9 (The Peace of God)
Jul 28 2021
Bible Study: Philippians 4:2-9 (The Peace of God)
Join in as we continue our Philippians study. Paul addresses the Christian community as he encourages them to work out reconciliation which is reliant on the peace of God. (Philippians 4:2-9)Support the show (
Bible Study: Philippians 3:12-4:1 (Citizens of the New Creation)
Jul 21 2021
Bible Study: Philippians 3:12-4:1 (Citizens of the New Creation)
Join in as we continue out Philippians study. Paul addresses the Christian community as he discusses anticipation of the New Creation and what that means for the way we see our lives today. (Philippians 3:12-4:1)Support the show (
Bible Study: Philippians 3:1-11 (Righteousness)
Jul 14 2021
Bible Study: Philippians 3:1-11 (Righteousness)
Join in as we continue out Philippians study. Paul addresses the Christian community as he discusses righteousness and what that means for our relationship to God and the world. (Philippians 3:1-11)Support the show (
Bible Study: Philippians 2:14-30 (Discipleship and Christian Community)
Jul 6 2021
Bible Study: Philippians 2:14-30 (Discipleship and Christian Community)
Join in as we continue out Philippians study. Paul addresses the Christian community as he prepares to send Timothy and Epaphroditus to the Philippians. (Philippians 2:14-30)Support the show (
Conversation: "Let Go and Let God?" (with Christ Lutheran Church)
Jul 3 2021
Conversation: "Let Go and Let God?" (with Christ Lutheran Church)
I sit down with Pastors David Ludwig and Richard Tucker to discuss questions posed by the congregation. This week's question: in our interpersonal situations, how do we know whether to act or to "let go and let God"?Support the show (
Conversation: Theological and Political Discourse (with Tom Schlund)
Jun 30 2021
Conversation: Theological and Political Discourse (with Tom Schlund)
Join in as Tom and I talk about talking. In this conversation we reflect on theological and political discourse in light of social media.Support the show (
Sermon: Do Not Fear, Only Believe
Jun 29 2021
Sermon: Do Not Fear, Only Believe
Just as our lives are so intertwined with each other, Jesus comes to this broken world to bring us into his own life in order to save us (Mark 5:21-43). This sermon was preached at Christ Lutheran Church, in Hickory, NC on June 27, 2021.Support the show (
Conversation: The End and Our Cultural (with John Roth)
Jun 28 2021
Conversation: The End and Our Cultural (with John Roth)
In this conversation, John and I talk about how Christian beliefs about the "End Times" have affected our current culture, and we give our opinions about how our culture now affects what Christians believe about the end. I call this "Cultural Eschatology." Support the show (
Conversation: Dying Before Jesus (with Christ Lutheran Church)
Jun 25 2021
Conversation: Dying Before Jesus (with Christ Lutheran Church)
I sit down with Pastors David Ludwig and Richard Tucker to discuss questions posed by the congregation. This week's question: what happened to those who died before the coming of Christ?Support the show (
Bible Study: Philippians 2:1-13 (Jesus: Faithful unto Death on a Cross)
Jun 24 2021
Bible Study: Philippians 2:1-13 (Jesus: Faithful unto Death on a Cross)
Join in as we continue out Philippians study. Here, Paul shares a hymn with the Christians in Philippi that shows just how different Jesus is from their own culture. Jesus is faithful to death, even death on a cross.Support the show (
Pastoring During a Pandemic (with Tom Schlund)
Jun 24 2021
Pastoring During a Pandemic (with Tom Schlund)
Join in as Tom and I discuss and reflect upon pastoring during a pandemic, contemplating the challenges and some thoughts about moving forward.Support the show (
Conversation: What About the Apocrypha? - Ask the Pastors Trinity Lutheran Church, Algona, IA
Jun 22 2021
Conversation: What About the Apocrypha? - Ask the Pastors Trinity Lutheran Church, Algona, IA
Join in as we discuss the Apocryphal books of the Bible on this episode of "Ask the Pastors" hosted by Pastor Tom Schlund. Support the show (
Conversation: The Importance of the Trinity (with John Roth)
Jun 21 2021
Conversation: The Importance of the Trinity (with John Roth)
Join in as Pastor John Roth and I have a conversation about why the doctrine of the Trinity matters for our every day lives. Among other things, we talk about monotheism and different approaches people have taken to encounter and talk about God.For more info:  Support the show (
Conversation: Different Paths to Pastoral Ministry (with Richard Tucker)
Jun 18 2021
Conversation: Different Paths to Pastoral Ministry (with Richard Tucker)
Join in as I sit down with pastor Richard Tucker to discuss the very different paths that we've both taken into pastoral ministry. Support the show (
Conversation: What's Seminary Like? (with Tom Schlund)
Jun 16 2021
Conversation: What's Seminary Like? (with Tom Schlund)
Join in as Tom and I talk about our experience at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis--that's where we met. We discuss our paths that got us there, what it was like, and why you might consider attending as well!Support the show (
Bible Study: Philippians 1:15-30 (Salvation in Christ Alone)
Jun 16 2021
Bible Study: Philippians 1:15-30 (Salvation in Christ Alone)
Join in as we continue our study on St Paul's letter to the Philippians. This week we read about the joy that no matter what is going on around us, no matter how people mischaracterize us or generalize us, God alone is our salvation!Support the show (