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Beyond Faith
May 3, 2016

Beyond Faith

First Corinthians 13 is a breath-taking bit of writing.

Unfortunately, we have typecast this chapter as a special blessing, for use at weddings only. To be sure, it has some wise ...

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Resurrection is Promise
May 1, 2016

Resurrection is Promise

I don’t know about you, but I am rather weary of empty promises. You know what I mean -- those expressed by political candidates, those uttered by a family member who has ...

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Review of “Microaggression in Ministry: Confronting the Hidden Violence of Everyday Church”
April 26, 2016

Review of “Microaggression in Ministry: Confronting the Hidden Violence of Everyday Church”

If you are a person of color, female, LGBTQ, or a member of a religious group other than Christian, there is a high probability that you have been on the receiving end of microaggressions ...

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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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The Top 10 Mistakes I’ve Made with Money in Ministry - Part 2
May 3, 2016

The Top 10 Mistakes I’ve Made with Money in Ministry - Part 2

Last week, Ryan Baer shared half of his Top 10 mistakes related to money and ministry. Well, we’ve had a full weeklong “dramatic pause” before delivering the second ...

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The Top 10 Mistakes I’ve Made with Money in Ministry - Part 1
April 26, 2016

The Top 10 Mistakes I’ve Made with Money in Ministry - Part 1

I’m all too aware that seminary professors can become disconnected from the day in, day out, affairs of ministry. While there’s probably something helpful to some notion ...

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Pulling Teeth: Craig Barnes on Preaching Stewardship
April 19, 2016

Pulling Teeth: Craig Barnes on Preaching Stewardship

Many pastors put off preaching on topics related to stewardship until an annual fall stewardship campaign. I hope our series on preaching and stewardship has surfaced several welcome ...

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Latest Podcasts and Video

(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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SB482 - Seventh Sunday of Easter

4-30-2016
Discussion on texts for Seventh Sunday of Easter (May 8, 2016): (Gospel) John 17:20-26;(First Reading) read more

NL226: Death Swallowed in Life

4-30-2016
This podcast discusses 1 Corinthians 15:1-26, 51-57, the Narrative Lectionary reading for May 8, 2016. read more
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.
Karoline Lewis - 2015 Celebration of Biblical Preaching

Karoline Lewis - 2015 Celebration of Biblical Preaching

Dr. Karoline Lewis (Marbury Anderson Chair of Biblical Preaching and Associate Professor of Homiletics, Luther Seminary) speaks about the courage to preach, Oct. 5, 2015, at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn.