Master of Divinity Alum
Being a commuter student was challenging at times, but there is a gift in being a commuter student because you recognize how unique the Luther community is ... We talk, think, pray and worship together every day. I saw that as such a positive gift so it was a good experience.
The MSM program really gave me a sense of vocation. I grow as a person of faith as I do what I love.
Diaconal Minister and Chaplain, Hospice Homecare
Director of Children and Family Ministry
American Lutheran Church
Grand Junction, CO
Children are not only the church of the future, but are the church now.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Look up "church" in the dictionary and you'll find a picture of Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, says Pastor Ivy L. Borgstrom. Borgstrom, a 2004 Luther Seminary graduate, serves as associate pastor at Bethlehem Lutheran.
St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Studying another belief system has enabled me to come to a deeper understanding of Christianity's unique claims. Faithful Christians are called to love their neighbors, and understanding our neighbor is the first step to love.
Minister of Worship and Music
Our Savior's Lutheran Church
In the beginning I was primarily interested in the music classes, but discovered that I thoroughly enjoyed the theology classes as well.
Doctor of Philosophy Student
President, Seraphim Communications
St. Paul, MN.
There is a great deal of noise in the culture that pumps out louder sounds and more active and eye-catching images. There is, however, a deep desire to hear and see stories that connect our heart to the heart of God.
I am from Madagascar ... from a village where the first Lutheran Norwegian missionaries made their station. Active involvement with the church gave me the desire to be a missionary and to be involved in the ministry of the church.