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Ellen F. Davis with Krista Tippett | Apr. 25, 2017

Faith and Creation Lecture

San Antonio, Texas | May 15-19, 2017

Festival of Homiletics

July 26-28, 2017

Rethinking Church

Oct. 2-4, 2017

The Craft of Preaching

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What Things?
April 23, 2017

What Things?

This is one long road trip. By long, I don’t mean how many miles. Many of us have walked seven-ish miles in a day. We’ve got our Fitbits logging our steps. I know two ...

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Not A Safe God
April 18, 2017

Not A Safe God

I am often asked, as I was this past Sunday at a church gathering, what is the one easiest step a Christian can take to care for creation. It was a “bite your tongue” ...

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Betweenness
April 16, 2017

Betweenness

“These are written so that you may come to believe/continue to believe...” What does your translation say? And which translation would you choose?

It’s a little ...

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Breaking Our Hearts Open in the Midst of Discord
April 25, 2017

Breaking Our Hearts Open in the Midst of Discord

In preparation for Thanksgiving Day last November, there were dozens of articles and interviews concerning the challenges of sharing a meal -- a cordial meal -- with relatives and ...

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Making Stewardship Corporate
April 18, 2017

Making Stewardship Corporate

This week, I reflect on a topic I’ve noticed is fairly rampant in stewardship circles: individualism. But, how might we combat it? I suggest three ways congregations and their ...

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Can Fundraising be a Calling?
April 11, 2017

Can Fundraising be a Calling?

One of the greatest joys I’ve experienced working in the stewardship field is the quality relationships I’ve developed with other stewardship leaders. Chief among those ...

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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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SB538 - Third Sunday of Easter

4-22-2017
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Third Sunday of Easter (Apr. 30, 2017): (Gospel) Luke read more

NL270: Stephen's Witness

4-22-2017
This podcast on Acts 6:1--7:2a, 44-60, the Narrative Lectionary reading for Apr. 30, 2017, features Profs. 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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Ellen F. Davis - 2017 Rutlen Lecture on Faith and Creation

Ellen F. Davis - 2017 Rutlen Lecture on Faith and Creation

Dr. Ellen F. Davis (Amos Ragan Kearns Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School) delivers the 2017 Robert William Ruotsalainen Rutlen and Elizabeth Jane Runn Rutlen Lecture on Faith and Creation, titled "Land and Kin: Reimagining Our Humanity through the Bible." The ...
Kenneth Mtata - Burgess Lecture 2017

Kenneth Mtata - Burgess Lecture 2017

"Transforming Biblical Hermeneutics: The Bible as a Resource for Holistic Renewal in Africa in Light of the Reformation." Dr. Kenneth Mtata is general secretary of the Council of Churches in Zimbabwe. Mtata is widely published, especially from the two main Lutheran World Federation ...
Tom Long - The Craft of Preaching 2016

Tom Long - The Craft of Preaching 2016

Dr. Thomas G. Long preaches on Mark 7 -- and then shares the process that he used to create the sermon -- at "Working Preacher Presents: The Craft of Preaching" on Oct. 4, 2016, at Luther Seminary. Dr. Long is Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory ...
MLK Jr. Day: Guide My Feet - Worship with Danny Givens Jr.

MLK Jr. Day: Guide My Feet - Worship with Danny Givens Jr.

Danny Givens Jr., Senior Pastor, Above Every Name Ministries Musical Guests: The Poetic Diaspora Band Schedule of Events: 8:30 a.m. Native American Speaker: Great-Grandmother Mary Lyons, Ojibwe/First Nations, USA 9 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Ericka Huggins, Professor, Black ...