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February 2016

Treasure in clay jars

"We have this treasure in clay jars so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us." --2 Corinthians 4:7

This verse has reverberated in my mind and heart these last months as we pray through 2 Corinthians 4-5 as part of the strategic planning process.

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Scholarships pave the way

When Carol Seilhymer decided to add a youth and family ministry minor to her business administration degree, she hoped it would make her a better volunteer at her home congregation. But through her studies, she discovered a call to ministry that led her to seminary.

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2016 Lent devotional now available for download

Luther Seminary invites you to use this year's Lent devotional, "Jesus is a Rock in a Weary Land," for personal or congregational use this coming season.

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Dawn Alitz brings experience, passion to new role as director of Lifelong Learning

Dawn Alitz, Luther Seminary's new director for the Center for Lifelong Learning, officially started her position on Jan. 25. She replaced longtime director Sally Peters, who retired in December 2015.

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Explore a career in ministry at Dokimazo

DOKIMAZO (dok-im-ad’-zo)

April 3-4

Verb: 1. A Greek word meaning to put to the test, prove, examine, discern

  1. An event at Luther seminary filled ...

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Join us for the Fretheim Lecture

On April 19, Dennis Olson, who serves as the Charles Haley Professor of Old Testament Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, will present the Fretheim ...

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Student profile: Abby Matter follows her own unique path to ministry

For 23-year-old Abby Matter, attending Luther Seminary was a decision she made after asking God to help her discern what she was truly being called to do. ...

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Register for the 2016 Festival of Homiletics

Registration for the 2016 Festival of Homiletics is now open! The Festival will take place in downtown Atlanta from May 16-20.

This year’s theme ...

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Join FRIENDS for the 2016 winter luncheon and program

The 2016 FRIENDS winter luncheon, titled Seminary Sampler, will take place at Luther Seminary on Feb. 20. The Luther Seminary FRIENDS is a group of more ...

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Join us for a Reformation heritage tour through Germany!

With the 500th anniversary of the Reformation approaching, now is an excellent time to explore the cities in Germany where it all began. From May 17-26, ...

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Pastors Tim Mason, ’91, and Simon Lee, ’78, minister to unique congregations

Tim Mason: Fulfilling a dream 

Do you ever ask kids, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” 

Tim Mason’s answer always ...

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Book Recommendation

This month, the bookstore recommends, “51% Christian: Finding Faith After Certainty” by Mark Stenberg.

The seller writes, “God is not ...

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