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Preaching Moment 346: Otis Moss on Paul and the Poets of the Bible
July 12, 2018

Preaching Moment 346: Otis Moss on Paul and the Poets of the Bible

In preaching Paul, the Rev. Otis Moss III describes his experience of immersion to the culture and politics of the era the more he reads into the Pauline letters. Paul’s tremendously ...

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Preach like Jacob? Times When It’s Good to Limp
July 10, 2018

Preach like Jacob? Times When It’s Good to Limp

I have a confession: I have had the tendency, throughout my life, to be the type of person where when things get too hard, I quit.

It’s not something I’m proud of. ...

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Beheading the Gospel
July 8, 2018

Beheading the Gospel

Here’s the thing, Dear Working Preachers. We all know that Mark’s Gospel is the Reader’s Digest Condensed Version of the Jesus’ story. It’s the shortest. ...

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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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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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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

SB614 - Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 15)

7-7-2018
Discussion on texts for Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (July 15, 2018): (Gospel) Mark 6:14-29; (First Reading) read more

Narrative Lectionary 138: Preaching Series on Ruth

7-14-2018
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 ...