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February 2013

Lent: A season of reality-based hope

We are in the season of Lent. It is a season of preparation, active waiting, reflection, discipline, repentance and hope. I have always had mixed feelings about the Lenten season. On the one hand, it seems a bit somber. On the other hand, Lent leads to the sure and certain promise of Easter. The dark days of Lent are given new life in the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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Scholarship supports student's dreams for ministry

The Presidential Scholarship enables Mariel Vinge to pursue her her call with creative vision, relief and new dreams for ministry.

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Telling the Old, Old Story in a New, New Way

There was a time when the church could assume that the people it was trying to reach already knew the Christian story. Evangelism meant framing the Christian message in a relevant light. Today, many in the church aren't familiar with aspects of the Bible or the Christian story.

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Spring luncheon explores early church

As the days lengthen and the temperature rises, the Luther Seminary community knows that means the Spring Luncheon is approaching. This year's theme is "That's in Turkey? Who Knew? The Cradle of the Early Church."

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Refer a Christian public leader

Who do you know is being called by God to ministry? As we strive to deliver on our mission, we need your partnership more than ever in identifying future Christian public leaders.

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Prodigal Son art collection at the Basilica during Lent

The Prodigal Son art collection of Jerry Evenrud will be featured locally during the Lenten season at the Basilica of St. Mary in downtown Minneapolis. ...

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Taste of Seminary KAIROS course digs deeper into "the story"

Do you want to visit Luther Seminary, but your life is too busy during weekday school and business hours? If so, Taste of Seminary is perfect for you.


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KAIROS course digs deeper into "the story"

Have you ever noticed that the great hymn, "I Love to Tell the Story," doesn't actually tell the story of Jesus? It just refers to the story "of Jesus and ...

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Festival of Homiletics teaches Preaching that Matters

More than 20 years ago, the Festival of Homiletics began as a meeting of 400 pastors who wanted to discuss the best ways to preach. This May, the festival ...

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Lenten devotional available for download

If you haven't yet downloaded Luther Seminary's Lenten devotional, "Clothed in God's Grace," there's still time to enjoy these writings before the season ...

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Faculty Book Recommendation

Christian bookstore Hearts and Minds recently awarded the 2012 Best Book on Youth Ministry award to Andrew Root, Carrie Olson Baalson Chair of Youth and ...

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