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June 2017

A time of renewal, restoration and reconnection

I have been reminded recently about the ways that God is transforming the world, the church and the next generation of leaders. Commencement of 112 Luther Seminary graduates was a wonderful time to pray for God's blessing on the next generation of leaders.

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Double your gift and impact today!

Equipping pastors and church leaders for God's world is at the heart of our mission. Many supporters have already made a valuable investment in that mission this year. With the Make it Happen Challenge, your generosity goes twice as far when you give to the Sustaining Fund by June 30.

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Commemorate the Reformation at Luther Seminary

2017 marks 500 years since the Reformation, and Luther Seminary is set to commemorate this event in October. Join us on Oct. 27-28, 2017 for the Reformation Festival at Luther Seminary.

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Luther Seminary hosts 1,800 preachers at Festival of Homiletics

Preachers -- more than 1,800 -- flocked to San Antonio, Texas, in May to experience the 25th annual Festival of Homiletics.

This year saw a record number of attendees who enjoyed sermons from renowned preachers, including Walter Brueggemann, Barbara Brown Taylor, Vashti Murphy McKenzie, Otis Moss III and many more.

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LWF elects Luther Seminary graduate as president

During the twelfth assembly of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in Windhoek, Namibia, LWF elected a new president: Luther Seminary graduate Musa Panti ...

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The Grace of Dogs by Andy Root

It was an impromptu but profoundly moving benediction for a much-loved friend who had just died, delivered by a grieving 8-year-old, that was the genesis ...

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The life changing power of CPE

By Emily McQuillan, M.Div. Middler 

What makes someone a pastor? Where does the ability come from? 

Emily Kuenker discovered the answers to ...

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Book Recommendation

If you are looking for something to add to your summer reading list, look no further than “Here I Walk” by 2002 Luther Seminary alum Andrew ...

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