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June 2016 – A Year’s Worth of Difference
May 24, 2016

June 2016 – A Year’s Worth of Difference

It’s been almost a year since Laudato Si’ was released, Pope Francis’s monumental encyclical on climate change. Since then, the Pope’s encyclical, and his ...

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Back to Reality
May 22, 2016

Back to Reality

Back to reality. Perhaps that’s what many of you might be feeling right now. Easter is over. Pentecost has past. Ordinary time settles in to its rather long season of normal. ...

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Five Things that 'Captain America: Civil War' Gets Right About Church Conflict
May 17, 2016

Five Things that 'Captain America: Civil War' Gets Right About Church Conflict

Captain America: Civil War is the newest entry in Marvel’s serialized cinematic juggernaut, and it may be among the very best. Directors Anthony and James Russo revive the ...

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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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Crowdfunding Your Congregation
May 24, 2016

Crowdfunding Your Congregation

What if a new technology existed that completely changed the way congregations raised funds for mission? What if there were a tool to make difficult-to-fund projects overflow with ...

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Tell the Old, Old Story
May 17, 2016

Tell the Old, Old Story

Stories matter. They certainly matter because of what they tell us about the past. Stories also matter, though, because by telling them in the present we come to understand a bit ...

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The Power of Vulnerability to Transform Stewardship
May 10, 2016

The Power of Vulnerability to Transform Stewardship

These days, it’s not unusual for preachers to stand on the level of a congregation and use a music stand for their sermon notes. But in days gone by, before microphones and ...

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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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SB485 - Second Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 9)

5-21-2016
Discussion on texts for Second Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 9) (May 29, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 7:1-10;(First read more

NL228: Preaching Series on 2 Corinthians

5-14-2016
This podcast discusses the six-week summer preaching series on 2 Corinthians, May 22 - June 26, 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.