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August 2017

Committed to reforming work

Our staff and faculty are busy preparing for our new class of entering students. Final enrollment numbers will be confirmed after the start of the semester but we expect our enrollment will be flat compared to last year's incoming class. This is good for Luther Seminary, but it is especially good for the congregations they will someday serve.

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See how you make a difference!

In a few weeks, new students will begin their first semester at Luther Seminary. As our graduates answer calls and before classes begin, we want to say "Thank you!" Here are just a few of the ways you make a difference for students and church leaders through your prayers and gifts.

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Beyond Abundance: Faithful Stewardship Language to Fit Our Realities

For years, stewardship sermons and annual campaign materials have emphasized "God's abundance" in contrast to our culture's "myth of scarcity." But, what does abundance mean for congregations facing budget deficits, young adults burdened by student loans or older members who have not saved sufficiently for retirement?

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Reformation Festival at Luther Seminary

With the fall quickly approaching, now is the time to make plans to attend the Reformation Festival at Luther Seminary. Join us on Oct. 27-28, 2017. The Reformation Festival includes speakers, music, worship and more than 20 workshops to choose from.

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Science for Youth Ministry grant tackles the plausibility of transcendence

“We think that the faith and science question is so important for young people particularly not because we think youth workers should regret not being ...

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Working Preacher Presents: The Craft of Preaching

Join us October 2-4 at Luther Seminary for Working Preacher Presents: The Craft of Preaching!

Working Preacher Presents: The Craft of Preaching is a unique ...

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Broadening horizons

August was a month of excited uncertainty for M.Div. student Tim Schroeder. Unlike most students, who intern close to home or in another state, Tim was ...

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Book Recommendation

“Beyond the Offering Plate: A Holistic Approach to Stewardship” is an exciting new release this month. The book, edited by Luther Seminary professor ...

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