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November 2016

Preparing faithful preachers of God’s word

I am excited for the church when I talk with our students. I hear their passion for sharing the gospel; I hear their commitment to learn the bible, theology and pastoral ministry so they may share God's promises with folks who are unchurched or done with church.

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Your generosity is an investment in future church leaders.

There were faithful supporters of Luther Seminary's mission who helped shape Karen and Peter into the pastors they are today. You can do the same for the leaders who are being formed for the next four decades of ministry.

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Advent devotional now available!

Each year, Luther Seminary offers an Advent devotional to help congregations and individuals reflect during this season of waiting and prepare for the joyous season of Christmas. This year's Advent devotional is written by Dirk Lange, associate dean, Graduate Theological Education; professor and Frederik A. Schiotz Chair of Christian Missions.

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Translating the Reformation: Table Talks Today

During his lifetime, Martin Luther would spend time with students conversing about God's living presence in the midst of the struggles of daily life. The theology that emerged changed the political and religious landscape across all of Europe.

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Working Preacher enters its 10th year

In December, Working Preacher completes its ninth year of being a trusted source for preachers around the globe.

Working Preacher is a ministry made possible ...

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Save the Date for the 2017 Festival of Homiletics

Registration for the 2017 Festival of Homiletics is oepn! The Festival will take place in San Antonio from May 15-19.

This year’s theme is Preaching ...

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Burgess Lecture announced

Mark your calendar and plan to attend The Andrews S. Burgess Lecture on Feb. 2, 2017. Kenneth Mtata will present “Transforming Biblical Hermeneutics: ...

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Dokimazo helps potential students discern their call

In early October, prospective students were invited to campus for Dokimazo, an event that offers space and time to explore the call to Christian public ...

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Bringing the Word through Preaching and Evangelism: A Recap of Working Preacher Presents and Aus Memorial Lecture

On Oct. 4-5, alumni and members of the Luther Seminary community gathered on campus for the first annual Working Preacher Presents: The Craft of Preaching. ...

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Missional leadership development offered to Episcopal clergy—Apply by Dec. 1

The Missional Leadership Cohort is a structured learning community that offers teaching, mentorship and accountability for Episcopal Church leaders in partnership ...

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Finding the relevant Dan Shaw, ’02, redefines ministry in context

By Kelsey Holm, Marketing Communications Manager

The last time we checked in with Dan Shaw, ’02, he was serving as a U.S. Marine chaplain at Al Asad ...

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Book Recommendation

What should we be asking ourselves as we read the Scriptures? In “Exploring the Bible” Eric Barreto and Luther Seminary Professor Michael J. ...

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