Admissions News - October 2010
Have you been moved by the Promise?
Different notions of how to do church in a world of many cultures and religions are vying for the heart of congregations everywhere. The world is changing rapidly. So is my neighborhood! Within this changing environment, leadership—genuine, faith-filled leadership—is of utmost importance.
We are glad you are interested in both these kinds of leadership questions and Luther Seminary. We are starting this newsletter to keep up a conversation with you about important matters of leadership today—and your leadership!
Master of Arts student Rebecca Mehl makes the most of her time at Luther
A master's degree isn't enough for Rebecca Mehl, who splits her education between Luther Seminary and Augsburg College as part of a dual degree program at the two schools. When she completes her studies, she'll receive a Master of Arts in theology from Luther and a Master of Social Work from Augsburg.
Technically, Mehl could already be finished with her Luther studies, but she decided to take one more semester of classes.
Rollie Martinson sees fruits of three-year youth ministry study
In his 33 years as a professor at Luther Seminary, Roland Martinson has seen many changes in the way youth ministry is studied and practiced.
Now, as he prepares to publish his next book, "The Spirit and Culture of Youth Ministry," Martinson sees youth ministry at Luther changing once again.
Student Q&A: Patrick Fish
Patrick Fish, originally from Oswego, Ill., is a graduate of Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. Now he's a Master of Divinity junior with a concentration in Children, Youth and Family Ministry.