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Alumni Stories

Todd Buegler

Director of Youth and Family Ministry
Lord of Life Lutheran Church
Maple Grove, Minn.

Todd loves what he does every day, calling ministry to junior and senior high youth "the greatest work of the church."

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Genelle Netland

Associate Pastor
Calvary Lutheran Church
Bemidji, MN

We need great leaders in the church, and I think that, as intimidating as seminary might sound, it's a great experience and they do a great job of preparing us ... Come and check it out and see what God might be up to in your life!

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Dorothy Tate

Volunteer Curriculum Developer

Being a Christian means getting out of your comfort zone and stepping into God's kingdom.

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Ivy Borgstrom

Associate Pastor
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Brainerd, MN.

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.

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Jennifer Hackbarth

Christ the King Lutheran Church
White Bear Lake, MN

My husband, Tim, and I were both seminarians. The pace of our lives was very demanding but worth it and we enjoyed looking forward to how  God would use us.

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Christian Holleck

St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Harwich, MA

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.

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Jill Abenth

There's the call that's inside of you and there's the call that comes from other people. I listened to both.

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Mary Bosell

Associate Pastor
Burlington Lutheran Church
Burlington, Wash.

Mary Bosell has been on quite a ride since she graduated from Luther Seminary. While she now serves as associate pastor at Burlington Lutheran Church in Burlington, Wash., parish ministry wasn't always the first option in Bosell's mind.

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Jeannine Brown

Assistant Professor of New Testament
Bethel Seminary
St. Paul, MN.

Theologically, Luther is a different place than Bethel-- but not that different. Both schools are very confessional and dedicated to the service of the church.

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Paul Nynas

Pastor of Children, Youth & Family Ministry
Hope Lutheran Church
Fargo, North Dakota

For Paul Nynas, both seminary education and pastoral ministry are all about teamwork.

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