In the last few months, I have shared information about how we're addressing our challenges at the seminary. And while we continue that hard work, I want to shift the focus back to our true mission: to educate leaders—pastors, youth ministers, teachers, missionaries and others—for Christian communities.
Palm Sunday in Salasaca, Ecuador, 2008—The Wycliffe Bible translators had just completed translating Sunday's reading into the native language of the Quichua tribe. They arrived at worship to proclaim the gospel to the gathered assembly. The reaction of the congregation was a testament to what hearing God's story means for God's people.
A new and improved version of WorkingPreacher.org, a site that provides biblical interpretation resources for preachers, launched on April 11.
The church was part of David Rutlen's life even before he was born. His grandfather, whom Rutlen never knew, pastored a Finnish-speaking congregation. And Rutlen's father, who died in 2004, always wanted to be a pastor.
Wondering how to live out and share the good news of Jesus Christ in a pluralistic society? Come learn from others who have pondered the same question at Rethinking Evangelism: Faithful Witness in a New Apostolic Era, July 22-24 at Luther Seminary.
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