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The Craft of Preaching

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A Priest, a Rabbi, & a Pastor Walk into the Pulpit: What preachers can learn from stand-up comedians
August 30, 2016

A Priest, a Rabbi, & a Pastor Walk into the Pulpit: What preachers can learn from stand-up comedians

What preachers do is more than a little bit crazy. “The foolishness of our proclamation,” as Paul put it, is quite literally all that we have to offer, and it is a strange ...

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Carrying The Cross
August 28, 2016

Carrying The Cross

What does the cross mean to you? You kind of have to figure that out before you can make sense of or preach on Jesus’ statement, “Whoever does not carry the cross and ...

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Truthtelling in Watershed Moments
August 23, 2016

Truthtelling in Watershed Moments

The words “crisis,” “unprecedented,” and “chaos” seem to be appearing with alarming frequency in this year’s news -- economic crises, political ...

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Talking About Money When Not Asking For It
August 30, 2016

Talking About Money When Not Asking For It

It’s possible to develop bad habits in our church leadership. For some of us, I’m afraid one of these habits is complaining about the giving habits of young adult members. ...

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Transformational Living...and Giving
August 23, 2016

Transformational Living...and Giving

In one of the final assignments for this summer’s Money and Mission of the Church course, I asked students to make a Top Ten list of stewardship takeaways from the semester. ...

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iPad Giving Stations: Increase Your Congregation’s Engagement in Giving
August 16, 2016

iPad Giving Stations: Increase Your Congregation’s Engagement in Giving

I was recently reading through a congregation’s annual report (hey, I’m a seminary professor, what else do we do for fun?) and I noted the report broke down five different ...

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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

SB499 - Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 23)

8-27-2016
Discussion on texts for Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 23) (Sept. 4, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 14:25-33; read more

NL230: Preaching Series on the Lord's Prayer

8-27-2016
This podcast discusses the four-week summer preaching series on the Lord's Prayer, Aug. 14 - Sept. 4, 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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Jay Beech - Rethinking Sunday Morning (2016)

Jay Beech - Rethinking Sunday Morning (2016)

"Who is Worship For?," by Jay Beech (Executive Director, The Center for Worship and Music Studies), delivered July 28, 2016, at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn.
Dennis Olson - 2016 Fretheim Lecture

Dennis Olson - 2016 Fretheim Lecture

Dr. Dennis Olson (Charles Haley Professor of Old Testament Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary) delivers the 2016 Fretheim Lecture in Biblical Theology, titled "My God, Why? The Variety of Biblical Responses to Human Suffering."
Burgess Lecture - The Rev. Dr. Elieshi Ayo Mungure

Burgess Lecture - The Rev. Dr. Elieshi Ayo Mungure

The Global Nature of the Reformation: Why Africa’s Contribution Matters
Mary Jane Haemig - 2016 Mid-Winter Convocation

Mary Jane Haemig - 2016 Mid-Winter Convocation

"Tough Lives, Honest Talk: Martin Luther on Prayer," by Dr. Mary Jane Haemig (Professor of Church History, Director of the Reformation Research Program, Luther Seminary) delivered Feb. 3, 2016, at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn.