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Preaching Moment 347: Luke Powery on Preaching in a Spiritual Mode
July 19, 2018

Preaching Moment 347: Luke Powery on Preaching in a Spiritual Mode

Preaching in a spiritual mode, as the Rev. Luke Powery puts it, is preaching with an awareness of the spiritual, homiletical tradition, with the way we read scripture, the embedded ...

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Preaching + Food
July 16, 2018

Preaching + Food

My preaching turned to food around eight years ago when I grew tired of visiting members of my church in the hospital for diet-related illnesses. I wanted to do something in addition ...

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Letting Go
July 15, 2018

Letting Go

Deserted places are critical places. They are not always comfortable, although here in Mark Jesus seems to imply that they are. But that would be a grand misreading of Jesus’ ...

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The Importance of Gifts Policies - Part Two: Retiring Gifts
July 17, 2018

The Importance of Gifts Policies - Part Two: Retiring Gifts

In his “The Importance of Gift Policies” post last week, The Importance of Gifts Policies - Part One: Receiving and Refusing Gifts, Bruce Barkhauer describes what Gift ...

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The Importance of Gifts Policies -- Part One: Receiving and Refusing Gifts
July 10, 2018

The Importance of Gifts Policies -- Part One: Receiving and Refusing Gifts

Let’s be honest, the word “policy” probably doesn’t bring to mind creative, innovating, life-changing ministry. Yet, wise leaders know policies are integral ...

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The Baptismal Call of Stewardship
June 26, 2018

The Baptismal Call of Stewardship

Like many of you, I can’t remember my own baptism. Yet, I’m reminded of it often in the act of public worship, and in the invitation to touch the water of the font. ...

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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

SB616 - Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 17)

7-21-2018
Discussion on texts for Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (July 29, 2018): (Gospel) John 6:1-21; (First Reading) read more

Narrative Lectionary 138: Preaching Series on Ruth

7-21-2018
This re-broadcast podcast covers the four-week summer preaching series on Ruth (first aired in August 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 ...