On October 21, 1991 the Baptist orientated Moody Broadcasting sent a letter to the Lutheran Hour office on 2185 Hampton Ave., Saint Louis.

In this brief letter, a letter so pointed no reader could misunderstand, the Baptist-based Moody Broadcasting said—regarding Lutheran Hour sermons: “The doctrine of Baptismal regeneration has surfaced, making us extremely uncomfortable.” They continued: “We will draw the line on doctrine that is significantly different from our own.” Baptist Moody Broadcasting concluded, with no discussion: “We feel . . . the issue of Baptismal regeneration is significantly different enough to warrant our decision to cancel the Lutheran Hour on all stations that air it” [emphasis added].

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