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Preaching Moment 315: Luke Powery on Preaching and Culture
April 25, 2015

Preaching Moment 315: Luke Powery on Preaching and Culture

Luke Powery explores the way that text and context relate in the sermon, advocating for fusing the biblical world and our world without judgment.

"When it comes to the judgment ...

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Gaining Perspective: Getting in Touch with Your Inner Homiletician, Part 2
April 21, 2015

Gaining Perspective: Getting in Touch with Your Inner Homiletician, Part 2

This is the second article in a series. See Part 1.

“It is fair to say all writers -- seasoned or not, steady or panicked -- lose perspective.”1

According to Susan ...

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What's So Good About A Shepherd?
April 19, 2015

What's So Good About A Shepherd?

“Good sermon, Pastor!” Don’t you then want to respond, “What does that actually mean? What was good about it?” Isn’t that the anticipated adjective ...

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My Favorite Bible Passage - Rolf Jacobson
April 1, 2015

My Favorite Bible Passage - Rolf Jacobson

Podcast discussion with Eric Barreto, Cameron Howard and Rolf Jacobson. Article by Rolf Jacobson.

You have turned my mourning into dancing!
   You stripped off my sackcloth ...

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The Best Way to Read the Bible? – Mark Throntveit
March 1, 2015

The Best Way to Read the Bible? – Mark Throntveit

Podcast discussion with Mark Throntveit, Eric Barreto, and Cameron Howard. Article by Mark Throntveit.

Let’s get one thing straight. There is no best way to read the Bible. ...

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Desert Spirituality in Modern Times – Lois Farag
February 1, 2015

Desert Spirituality in Modern Times – Lois Farag

Podcast discussion features Eric Barreto, Cameron Howard and Lois Farag.
Article written by Lois Farag.  

"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; … And whatever ...

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Latest Podcasts and Video

My Favorite Bible Passage - Rolf Jacobson

4-1-2015

Podcast discussion with Eric Barreto, Cameron Howard and Rolf Jacobson. Article by Rolf Jacobson.

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SB416 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

4-25-2015
Discussion on texts for Fifth Sunday of Easter (May 3, 2015): (Gospel) John 15:1-8; (First Reading) Acts read more

NL178: Gospel as Salvation

4-25-2015
Narrative Lectionary podcast on readings for May 3, 2015: Romans 1:1-17 (Accompanying text: Matthew 9:10-13. read more
Lecture by Larry Rasmussen, “Creation, Sin, and Sacrament in the Anthropocene”

Lecture by Larry Rasmussen, “Creation, Sin, and Sacrament in the Anthropocene”

The Robert William Ruotsalainen Rutlen and Elizabeth Jane Runn Rutlen lecture
MLK Day Opening Plenary with Christena Cleveland

MLK Day Opening Plenary with Christena Cleveland

This lecture was part of Luther Seminary's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Convocation 2015: Nancy Ammerman Plenary

Convocation 2015: Nancy Ammerman Plenary

This lecture was part of Luther Seminary's 2015 Mid-Winter Convocation.
"Preaching the Old Testament," Walter Brueggemann

"Preaching the Old Testament," Walter Brueggemann

This lecture invites pastors and church leaders to reflect on the theological and homiletical richness of the Old Testament.