Concordia Catechetical Academy
of Peace Lutheran Church—Sussex, Wisconsin

CDs

CD recordings are $5 each.

DVD discussing the scriptural perspectives on women’s ordination is $4.

Full sets of each year’s symposium sessions are available on CDs.
Price varies depending on number of CDs per set.
~ $25 for lectures 1-6 from the same year
~ $30 for a year with more than 6 sessions, or if you wish to include the workshop

A pdf list of sessions for previous years’ symposia is available.

Information on ordering (including shipping costs) can be found on our Store page.

 

2018 — The Gift of Creation and Her Redemption in Christ

18-1       Bender P        Christ and the Bible’s Catechesis on Creation: What Is at Stake?
18-2       Schumacher S         Created by God:  One Becomes Two—Two Become One:
          What’s Love Got to Do with It? 
18-3       Eckardt BF         Behold the Man: The Image of God
18-4       Stuckwisch      Living the Sacramental Life:  The Fulfillment of Creation 
          in the Baptized and Eucharistic Life
18-5       Aadland T         I Am Most Certainly Baptized:  The Life that God Engenders
18-6       Panel         Confessing Christ in Latin America
18-7       Fabrizius/Bender         Sermons

 

2017 — Confessing Christ in a Hostile World

17-0       Preuses        Teaching the Faith at Home
17-1       Preus CA        Confessing Christ in a Post-Modern Context
17-2       Preus AJ         The Vicarious Satisfaction in Light of  Current Antinomian Debates
17-3       Preus SK         Sanctification in the Second Article: Serving Christ
17-4       Preus JC      Christ as Husband and Father
17-5       Preus MA         The Church’s Song against a Hostile World
17-6       Preus DR         Confessing Christ in Latin America
17-7       Preus RD        Preaching and Confessing 
17-8       various        Sermons from symposium series

 

2016 — Keeping Our Children in the Faith

16-0       Bender P         The Task of Catechesis and the Lutheran  Catechesis Series
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16-1       Stuckwisch         Steadfast in His Word and Faith until We Die:
How the Head of the Household Teaches His Children to Pray and Confess
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16-2       Eckardt BF         The Liturgy Is for Children
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16-3       Fabrizius K         Biblical Families: What’s the Portrait?
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16-4       Lane J         “We Believe in one holy, catholic, apostolic Church”—
Treating our children as if they are saints, because that’s who they are!
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16-5       Bender P         The Broken Heart of a Christian Parent
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16-6       Panel         Discussion on keeping our children in the  faith

 

2015 — Pastoral Care for the Shepherd and His Sheep

15-0       Bender P         Toward the Regular Congregational Practice
of Individual Confession and Absolution
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15-1       Bender P         Stating the Problem: The Need for Pastoral Care
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15-2       Pless J         Luther’s Oratio, Meditatio, Tentatio
as the Shape of Pastoral Care for Pastors
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15-3       Eckardt BF         “Every Day Will I Bless Thee”: The Divine Influence
of the Psalms on Jesus’ Pastors and Their Sheep
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15-4       Resch R         Pastoral Care for the Shepherd and His  Sheep:
Singing through Sadness and  Gladness
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15-5       Wolfmueller         Absolved and Absolving: The Comforted Conscience as
the Goal and Context of Pastoral Care
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15-6       Panel         Discussion of pastoral care for the shepherd and his sheep

 

2014 — “Lord, Teach Us to Pray” — Catechesis on the Lord’s Prayer

14-1       Stuckwisch        Hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come
14-2       Engebretson         Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven
14-3       Berg J M         Give us this day our daily bread
14-4       Preus RD       And forgive us our trespasses
14-5       Bender P         And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil
14-6       Panel         Discussion on Prayer

 

2013 — Catechesis and Contemporary Challenges to the Christian Faith

13-0       Bender/May          Workshop on A Singing Congregation
13-1       Ehlke RC        The Decline of Western Civilization and the Church’s Response
13-2       Wenthe D         The Christian Vision of Humanity:
            The Beauty of Truth and the Truth of Beauty
13-3       Jastram N         A Handbook on Biblical Homosexuality
13-4       Fisk J       How American Christianity Got So BROKEN
            and What the Catechist Ought to Do About It
13-5       Bender P         A Troubled Conscience and the Sufficiency of God’s Grace
13-6       Panel         Contemporary Challenges to the Christian Faith

 

2012 — Christology and the Catechism

12-0       Bender P         Workshop on Lutheran Catechesis
12-1       Preus RD         Knowing Who Jesus Is by What Jesus Does
12-2       Fabrizius K         Portraits of Christ in the Old Testament
12-3       Eckardt BF         The Christology of the Divine Liturgy
12-4       Scaer  D       The Christology of Luther’s Small Catechism
12-5       Fisk J         “Crucified, Dead, and Buried” — The Chiasm of the Cross
            as the Structural Heart of the Small Catechism Faith
12-6       Panel         Panel Discussion

 

2011 — The Third Article

11-0       Bender/Stuckwisch         Workshop on Private Confession  and Absolution
11-1       Bender P          Jesus’ Catechesis on the Ministry of the Holy Spirit
             (and The CCA after 18 Years)
11-2       Esget C         The Holy Spirit Is Always the Spirit of Christ
11-3       Stuckwisch         The Forgiveness of Sins: The Breath of the Spirit
11-4       Scaer P        I Believe and Don’t in the Holy Christian Church
11-5       Taylor D         I Believe What We Believe: Confessing the Church
11-6       Panel         Panel Discussion

 

2010 — The Ten Commandments

10-1       Stuckwisch         The Fatherhood of God
10-2       Preus RD         Christ and Creation
10-3       Bender P         Sample Catechesis: Creation and the Fall: Catechesis on Genesis 1-3
10-4       Bender P         Atheism, Evolution, and the Christian Faith and Life
10-5       Menuge A         Made in the Image of God: A Defense
10-6       Panel         Panel Discussion

 

2009 — The Liturgy as Catechesis

09-0       Bender P         How catechumens are taught the Church’s liturgy and use of the hymnal
09-1       Bender P         What Is the Divine Liturgy? Theses on Worship:
            Comparing “Traditional” and “Contemporary”
09-2       Stuckwisch         The Divine Liturgy: Is It Necessary for Faith and Life?
09-3       Johnson S         Music as Catechesis: Solutions for Our Time
09-4       Eckardt/Petersen     Open Forum with Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy
09-5       Grime P         Contemporary Worship: Challenges for Us or a Challenge to Us?
09-6       Panel         Discussion of the liturgy as catechesis

 

2008 — The Sanctity of Life

08-0       Bender P        DVD presentation of sample catechesis
08-1       Bender P       Sample Catechesis: Fifth Commandment  Basics:
            Cain and Abel and the “Murder of  God”
08-2       Malysz P      Humanity in the Image of God
08-3       Voss K         The Future of Medicine: Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research?
08-4       Eyer R         The Theology of the Cross and End-of-Life Decision Making
08-5       Voss K         Christian Approaches to Contraception and an Excursis on Fertility Issues
08-6       Harrison M         Sample Catechesis: “Help and support him in every physical need”:
            Christian Mercy Flows from Faith in Christ
08-7       Panel         Panel Discussion

 

2007 — Why Being Lutheran Matters

07-0       Bender P         Workshop on Lutheran Catechesis 
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07-1       Feuerhahn R         Being Lutheran, What Matters: Gospel, Justification, Faith, Doctrine, …
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07-2       Forss E         The Holy Spirit’s Worship Is Inseparable from His Work:  Rooting
the Lutheran Confession of the Church in the Gospel of Jesus Christ
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07-3       Petersen D         A New Twist on the Theology of Glory
and the Endless Quest for Pure Doctrine
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07-4       Bender P         The Church of Cain and Abel:
Encouragement from the Old and New Testament Church
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07-5       Collver A         Never Despair! The Gates of Hell Will Not Prevail
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07-6       Panel         Panel Discussion

 

2006 — God’s Gift of Sexuality and Marriage

06-1       Preus RD         Basic Catechesis on the Sixth Commandment
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06-2       Bender P         God’s Gift of Marriage and Sexuality: What is it for?
Pre-Marital Catechesis on the Rite of Holy Matrimony
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06-3       Stuckwisch         Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Kingdom of God:
Catechesis on 1 Corinthians 7
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06-4       Eckardt BF         Spiritual Intimacy through Baptism, Prayer, and the Lord’s Supper
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06-5       Bender P         The Ministry of Pastoral Care and Private Absolution
for Those Who Have Sinned Against the Sixth Commandment
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06-6       Preus RD         The Vocation of Christian Marriage and  Family

 

2005 — Parents and the Task of Catechesis

05-0       Bender P         Workshop on Lutheran Catechesis series:
Establishing a Culture of Catechesis and Prayer in the Congregation
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05-1       Just A         Can There Be a Lutheran Catechumenate? 
What the New Testament and the Fathers Have to Teach Us
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05-2       Preus Daniel         How My Father Taught Me the Faith
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05-3       Stuckwisch         How We Teach Our Children to Know Our Father in Heaven —
Jesus’ Catechesis on the Lord’s Prayer (Luke 11)
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05-4       Fabrizius K         Freedom in the Midst of Vanity —
Comfort  and Counsel for Christian Parents
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05-5       Bender P         “95 Theses for Christian Parents” (Well, Not Quite) —
Implications of the Fourth Commandment for Fathers and Mothers
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05-6       Panel         Discussion of the relationship of the Office of the Ministry to
Christian parents, and answering many practical questions

 

2004 — The Ten Commandments

04-1       Arand C         Christ, the Catechism, and the Law
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04-2       Stuckwisch         Sample Catechesis: Christ Is the Fulfillment of the Law
in Faith and Love —
Jesus Catechizes the Rich Young Ruler
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04-3       Kuhlman B         Sample Catechesis: The First Commandment —
“You shall have no other gods”
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04-4       Eckardt BF         Sample Catechesis: The Second Commandment —
“You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God”
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04-5       Preus Klemet         Sample Catechesis: The Third Commandment —
“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy”
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04-6       Bender P         Christian Vocation — An Extension of the First Commandment

 

2003 — The Sacrament of the Altar

03-1       Scaer D         “Unless You Eat the Flesh of the Son of Man”: John 6 Resolved
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03-2       Stuckwisch         Sample Catechesis: “What is the Sacrament of the Altar?”
The Old Testament Passover and the New Testament in His Blood
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03-3       Koch A         Sample Catechesis: “What is the benefit of this eating and drinking?”
The Feeding of the Five Thousand
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03-4       Fabrizius K         Sample Catechesis: “How can bodily eating and drinking do
such great things?”
Our Lord’s Catechesis on the Sacrament of the Altar
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03-5       Bender P         “Who receives this Sacrament worthily?”
Closed Communion: Its Theology and Practice
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03-6       Panel         Discussion on the Sacrament of the Altar

 

2002 — Holy Baptism and Confirmation

02-1       Burreson K         The Rite of Holy Baptism: A Theological and Historical Introduction to
Luther’s Baptismal Rite Proposed for the 2007 Hymnal Project
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02-2       Fabrizius K         Sample Catechesis: The Baptism of Our Lord:
“What is Baptism? What benefits does Baptism give?”
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02-3       Preus RD         Sample Catechesis: The Word of God in and with the Water:
“How can water do such great things?”
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02-4       Stuckwisch         Sample Catechesis: The Shape of the Christian Life —
The Christian’s Good Friday and Easter:
“What does such baptizing with water indicate?”
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02-5       Bender P         The Rite of Confirmation: An Historical and Theological Study
of Confirmation in the Lutheran Church
with Recommendations for the Future
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02-6       Panel         Discussion on Proposed Rites for Holy Baptism and Confirmation

 

2001 — The Lord’s Prayer: The Holy Life of Faith in Christ

01-1       Bender P         Faith under Siege: The Context for Prayer in Luther’s Catechesis
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01-2       Fabrizius K         Holy Trinity of Our Fathers
The Lord’s Prayer in Matthew, Luke, and the Liturgy
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01-3       Senkbeil H         Sample Catechesis: Lord Teach Us to Pray:
The Introduction and the First Petition
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01-4       Fenton J         Sample Catechesis: Realize and Receive with Thanksgiving: 
The Fourth Petition
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01-5       Bender P         Sample Catechesis: The Stilling of the Storm: The Sixth and Seventh Petitions
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01-6       Wiest S         Mouthpieces of Jesus:
Christ’s Own Prayers in the Psalter through His Many Saints

 

2000 — How Christians Should Be Taught to Confess

00-1       Bender P         Public Preaching and Private Absolution: Is There a Difference?
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00-2       Pless J         Your Pastor Is Not a Therapist —
Private Confession: The Ministry of Repentance and Faith
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00-3       Bender P         Sample Catechesis: “What Is Confession?” (The Parable of the Prodigal Son)
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00-4       Fenton J         Sample Catechesis: “What Sins Should We  Confess? Which Are These?” 
(The Prophet Nathan Is Pastor to David)
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00-5       Wiest S         Why We Are Scared to Confess:
The Use  and Abuse of Private Confession Among Our Saxon Fathers
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00-6       Panel         Open Forum about Private Confession and Absolution

 

1999 — A Christian’s Life in This World

99-1       Rast L         The Table of Duties: How Did It Find Its Way into the Catechism?
99-2       Eckardt BF         Sample Catechesis: The Christian in the Church
99-3       Cwirla W         Sample Catechesis: The Christian in the State
99-4       Bender P         Question and Answer Open Forum on Lutheran Catechesis
99-5       Bender P         Sample Catechesis: The Christian in the Home
99-6       Hagen K         Luther on Vocation: A Response to Wingren and American Evangelicalism

 

1998 — Korby the Katechist

98-1       Krodel G         Luther’s Catechism in the Context of Medieval Catechetical Work
98-2       Hoger A         Bible Story and Catechetical Formation
98-3      Winger T         The Oral Use of Scriptures in Prayer and Meditation
98-4      Keller W         St. Matthew’s Teaching on the Forgiveness of Sins and Holy Absolution
98-5      Cwirla W         Catechizing Children for Private Confession and Absolution
98-6       Korby K         Episcopal Governance: Paul’s Address to the Ephesian Elders