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July 26-28, 2017

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Weightier Matters: Faith, Justice, and Mercy
May 23, 2017

Weightier Matters: Faith, Justice, and Mercy

As I prepare this month’s column, the scripture that refuses to let me rest is:

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint, dill, and cumin, ...

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The Power of Prayer
May 21, 2017

The Power of Prayer

How quickly do we pass over the prayers of Jesus and choose the commands of Jesus so as to construct our Christological portraits as well as what we think Jesus wants us to believe ...

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A Paraclete Kind of Life
May 14, 2017

A Paraclete Kind of Life

Dear Working Preachers, I absolutely love this passage in John. Ok, I know what you are thinking -- is there a passage in John that you don’t love, Karoline? Fair question. ...

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Stewarding Attention: Beyond Mindfulness and Marshmallows
May 23, 2017

Stewarding Attention: Beyond Mindfulness and Marshmallows

Ding. Beep. Chirp. Flash. These days, it’s hard to find time to pay attention to what matters when so many competing gadgets are alerting us to their priorities. But, when ...

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More Than Enough
May 16, 2017

More Than Enough

The phrase, “more than enough,” has begun to take root in church stewardship circles. Perhaps it’s a helpful reframing of “abundance” language. Additionally, ...

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Fear and Anger Unearthed Through Dialogue
May 9, 2017

Fear and Anger Unearthed Through Dialogue

This week we continue our Stewarding Difficult Conversations series with an author who has real experience navigating conflict. Carly Cubit applies these lessons to congregations, ...

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(One of) My Favorite Bible Passage(s) - Exodus 24-40
December 1, 2015

(One of) My Favorite Bible Passage(s) - Exodus 24-40

Podcast features Luther Seminary professors Eric Barreto, Kathryn Schifferdecker and Sarah Henrich.

How to choose? Almost every script passage repays study by unfolding into a ...

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Wonder and Inquiry - Diane Jacobson on Psalm 121
November 1, 2015

Wonder and Inquiry - Diane Jacobson on Psalm 121

My favorite Bible passage for today is Psalm 121.

1 I lift up my eyes to the hills-- from where will my help come?
2 My help is from the LORD, maker of heaven and earth.
3 He will ...

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No Favorite, but Plenty of 'Aha' Moments - Fred Gaiser
October 1, 2015

No Favorite, but Plenty of 'Aha' Moments - Fred Gaiser

Podcast discussion with Eric Barreto, Cameron Howard and Fred Gaiser. Article written by Fred Gaiser.

When asked about my favorite Bible passage, my first response is that I don’t ...

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Latest Podcasts and Video

SB542 - Seventh Sunday of Easter

5-20-2017
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Seventh Sunday of Easter (May 28, 2017): (Gospel) John read more

NL274: One in Christ

5-20-2017
This podcast on Galatians 3:1-9; 23-29, the Narrative Lectionary reading for May 28, 2017, features Profs. read more

(One of) My Favorite Bible Passage(s) - Exodus 24-40

12-1-2015

Podcast features Luther Seminary professors Eric Barreto, Kathryn Schifferdecker and Sarah Henrich.

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Ellen F. Davis - 2017 Rutlen Lecture on Faith and Creation

Ellen F. Davis - 2017 Rutlen Lecture on Faith and Creation

Dr. Ellen F. Davis (Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School) delivers the 2017 Robert William Ruotsalainen Rutlen and Elizabeth Jane Runn Rutlen Lecture on Faith and Creation, titled "Land and Kin: Reimagining Our Humanity through the Bible." The ...
Kenneth Mtata - Burgess Lecture 2017

Kenneth Mtata - Burgess Lecture 2017

"Transforming Biblical Hermeneutics: The Bible as a Resource for Holistic Renewal in Africa in Light of the Reformation." Dr. Kenneth Mtata is general secretary of the Council of Churches in Zimbabwe. Mtata is widely published, especially from the two main Lutheran World Federation ...
Tom Long - The Craft of Preaching 2016

Tom Long - The Craft of Preaching 2016

Dr. Thomas G. Long preaches on Mark 7 -- and then shares the process that he used to create the sermon -- at "Working Preacher Presents: The Craft of Preaching" on Oct. 4, 2016, at Luther Seminary. Dr. Long is Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory ...
MLK Jr. Day: Guide My Feet - Worship with Danny Givens Jr.

MLK Jr. Day: Guide My Feet - Worship with Danny Givens Jr.

Danny Givens Jr., Senior Pastor, Above Every Name Ministries Musical Guests: The Poetic Diaspora Band Schedule of Events: 8:30 a.m. Native American Speaker: Great-Grandmother Mary Lyons, Ojibwe/First Nations, USA 9 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Ericka Huggins, Professor, Black ...