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Crossing the Kingdom
June 19, 2018

Crossing the Kingdom

Transitions matter.

“On that day” -- on what day, exactly? Inquiring minds want to know, Mark.

Well, on the same day, as it turns out, that Jesus has been talking ...

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God’s Open Hand
June 19, 2018

God’s Open Hand

Several weeks of Gospel texts this summer read John 6, beginning with the story of Jesus’ feeding the multitudes with five barley loaves and two fish. Many of the lectionary ...

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On Trusting
June 12, 2018

On Trusting

“The earth produces on its own.” Thank God, literally.

Every once in a while Jesus gives us a break -- a break from the demands of bringing about the Kingdom of God. ...

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Growing Generosity (Part 2)
June 19, 2018

Growing Generosity (Part 2)

Last week in Growing Generosity (Part 1) Catherine Malotky introduced the concept “high net worth” donors using a measure that may have surprised you. This week in Part ...

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Growing Generosity (Part 1)
June 12, 2018

Growing Generosity (Part 1)

I recently saw a tweet linking to a dozen charts depicting twelve wildly differing definitions of what it means to be “middle class” in the U.S. Unfortunately, I can’t ...

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Building Faithful Margin as Stewards of our Personal Finances
June 5, 2018

Building Faithful Margin as Stewards of our Personal Finances

Recently, my wife and I were having dinner with a newly married couple. As happens in my line of work, the topic of finances came up. The newlyweds were astonished that my wife ...

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February 8, 2018

Revelation: What does hope look like?

Craig Koester, Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, responds to the question, "What does hope look like?" with reflection on his lifetime of study of the Book of Revelation. ...

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February 8, 2018

Revelation: Is the End Near?

Craig Koester, Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, responds to the question, "Is the end near?" with reflection on his lifetime of study of the Book of Revelation. Koester ...

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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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Latest Podcasts and Video

SB611 - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 12)

6-16-2018
Discussion on texts for Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (June 24, 2018): (Gospel) Mark 4:35-41; (First Reading) read more

Narrative Lectionary 137: Preaching Series on 1 John

6-16-2018
This re-broadcast podcast covers the four-week summer preaching series on 1 John (first aired in July 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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Fretheim Lecture: We, They and All in Paul's Letter to the Romans

Fretheim Lecture: We, They and All in Paul's Letter to the Romans

Beverly Roberts Gaventa Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Baylor University The deepening fractures in North America around a host of issues trouble many people, within and beyond traditional religious institutions. Words like “we” and “they” dot the landscape of Paul’s letter ...
Andrew Root - 2018 Mid-Winter Convocation

Andrew Root - 2018 Mid-Winter Convocation

"Taking Einstein to Youth Ministry: Faith, Science, and the Faith Formation of Young People," by Dr. Andrew Root, Associate Professor and Carrie Olson Baalson Chair of Youth and Family Ministry, Luther Seminary, delivered Jan. 24, 2018, at Luther Seminary as part of the 2018 Mid-Winter ...
2018 MLK Jr. Day - Kenneth Wheeler - "Not a Myth, but a Man"

2018 MLK Jr. Day - Kenneth Wheeler - "Not a Myth, but a Man"

The Rev. Kenneth Wheeler spoke at Luther Seminary on Jan. 15, 2018, on the theme, "Not a Myth But a Man." Wheeler, is a retired pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, led an in-depth exploration into how King’s particular human context both strengthens his witness and ...
Don Saliers - 2017 Reformation Festival

Don Saliers - 2017 Reformation Festival

"Saint and Sinners Sound the Glory," by Dr. Don Saliers, William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theology and Worship, Candler School of Theology. The 2017 Reformation Festival, held Oct. 27-28 at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn., brought speakers and musicians together ...