From the Back Pew Blog

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What Lutheran Podcasts Should I Listen To?

May 15, 2023

Lutheran podcasts offer a unique opportunity for Christians to dive deeper into their faith and explore a variety of subjects and viewpoints. Whether you’re a lifelong Lutheran or just starting to explore the teachings of Martin Luther, there’s a podcast to match your curiosity level. Listen in the car, while you’re making dinner or during […]

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How to Read The Bible

April 21, 2023

Reading the Bible can be intimidating. It’s a dense, ancient text that has multiple translations. Its earliest sections were written thousands of years ago by authors who had a very different story telling sensibility than we’re used to today. This different style may force you to slow down and consider the Bible in sections but […]

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Faith Based Parenting: New Parent Advice

March 1, 2023

There’s a lot of parenting advice out there. Hundreds of new parenting books flood the market every year but have you considered the one that’s over two thousand years old? The Bible is a wealth of parenting advice and lessons for all stages of life. How can new parents incorporate this tried and true resource […]

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How to Find Time for Prayer

January 12, 2023

Have you said “hello” to God lately? Just as you greet your spouse, your children, your neighbors or your coworkers, take a moment out of your day to say hello to our Lord. Prayer is a powerful and personal way to connect to the higher power and a key way we grow as spiritual beings. […]



December 16, 2022

A theme of Angels and “holy interruptions”

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Why Baptism is Important

December 9, 2022

Baptism is one of two Lutheran sacraments (the other being communion). It marks the beginning of a person’s holy journey by washing them in the Word of God. When did baptism start and why do we continue to do it today? Let’s look at the meaning of baptism and why it’s such an important part […]


Being Present- Thoughts From Confirmation Weekend

November 30, 2022

Reflections from Confirmation weekend worship

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How to Celebrate Advent

November 11, 2022

The Advent season is almost upon us. You likely associate Advent with Christmas and the fun calendars with the hidden windows, but what is Advent and when did it start? Historically, Advent is more than just a period leading up to Christmas. It’s steeped in significant Christian traditions. Let’s look at the meaning of Advent […]


Dance Like, Praise Like, Worship Like David

November 1, 2022

A reflection on the 2 Samuel 6 sermons


Introducing Abbie Sonstegard – Our New Content Writer!

October 18, 2022

Hello! I am Abbie Sonstegard and I have recently accepted the position of “Content Writer” at King of Kings. I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and my role in the church community. WHAT IS A “CONTENT WRITER?” Basically, I will be working with Dan Green and the worship team to write weekly […]