Story Magazine - First Quarter, 2005

Seminary Scrapbook

Creative teaching techniques, inspiring preaching, joyful music from around the world--there's actually more happening at Luther Seminary than just study, study, study (although students may not agree as finals week nears!). Here are just some of the many Luther events and fun that have occurred over the past few months. Want to see more? Visit the Luther Seminary Web site at www.luthersem.edu to view photos of current seminary happenings. The photos change frequently, so visit often!

January

Students act out the story of Esther in Professor of New Testament Craig Koester's, '81, popular Genesis to Revelation class during January Term. Koester takes his students on a fast but exhilarating tour of the Bible in 10 days.

February

The Rev. Dr. John Piper spoke on "Human Longing for Joy and the Need for the Gospel" during this year's annual Aus Memorial Lectures on Evangelism. The pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Piper's preaching and teaching is featured on the daily radio program, Desiring God.

March

While visiting Minneapolis this spring, Ann Svennungsen, '81, (center) president of the Fund for Theological Education, met with the four 2004-2005 FTE scholarship recipients from Luther (left to right): Rebecca Harrington, Karis Thompson, Meta Herrick and Kathryn Nichols.

April

Master of Arts senior Evangeline Christie visits with Don and Dori Lund at a Called & Sent campaign dinner in Golden Valley, Minn.