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2018 Mid-Winter Convocation

Washington, D.C. | May 21-25, 2018

Festival of Homiletics

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The Craft of Preaching

Oct. 27-28, 2017

Reformation Festival

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Preaching Immanuel among Cynics
December 12, 2017

Preaching Immanuel among Cynics

I recently came across a survey asking respondents’ attitudes toward Christmas. The vast majority of those surveyed disagreed with the sentiment that Christmas is “the ...

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Witnessing
December 11, 2017

Witnessing

Sometimes, Dear Working Preachers, a biblical text emboldens you, empowers you, encourages you to give witness to your life. This week’s text was one of those for me -- at ...

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Preaching + Disabilities
December 5, 2017

Preaching + Disabilities

His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was ...

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The Index Card: Personal Finance for Generous Living
December 12, 2017

The Index Card: Personal Finance for Generous Living

I’m not sure what they teach in other countries, but I managed to get through more than twenty years of school without developing any substantive understanding of personal ...

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How will your congregation’s value be assessed?
December 5, 2017

How will your congregation’s value be assessed?

Years ago, I was having coffee at a café in the shadow of a large, historic congregation. I struck up a conversation with the barista who eventually asked what I was doing ...

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Voice
November 28, 2017

Voice

Scrolling through my Facebook feed last week, I saw a short video of a lion cub learning to roar. In its very cute, yet powerful way, the cub was discovering the potential majesty ...

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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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Latest Podcasts and Video

SB578 - Christmas Day (Proper III)

12-18-2017
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Christmas Day - Proper III (Dec. 25, 2017): (Gospel) read more

NL298: Shepherds Visit

12-17-2017
This is the podcast for Luke 2:8-20, the Narrative Lectionary reading for Dec. 25, 2017, featuring 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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Don Saliers - 2017 Reformation Festival

Don Saliers - 2017 Reformation Festival

"Saint and Sinners Sound the Glory," by Dr. Don Saliers, William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theology and Worship, Candler School of Theology. The 2017 Reformation Festival, held Oct. 27-28 at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn., brought speakers and musicians together ...
Deanna Thompson - 2017 Reformation Festival

Deanna Thompson - 2017 Reformation Festival

"The Viral Reformer and the Virtual Body of Christ," by Dr. Deanna A. Thompson, Professor of Religion, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn. The 2017 Reformation Festival, held Oct. 27-28 at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn., brought speakers and musicians together to commemorate the ...
Raquel Lettsome  - The Craft of Preaching 2017

Raquel Lettsome - The Craft of Preaching 2017

Raquel St. Clair Lettsome preaches on Luke 13:10-17 and shares the process that she used to create the sermon at "Working Preacher Presents: The Craft of Preaching" on Oct. 3, 2017, at Luther Seminary. Dr. Lettsome is Associate Minister at Union A.M.E. Church, Warwick, N.Y., and Managing ...
Tod Bolsinger plenary - Rethinking Church 2017

Tod Bolsinger plenary - Rethinking Church 2017

"Canoeing the Mountains," Tod Bolsinger, Vice President for Vocation and Formation, Fuller Seminary; delivered Wed., July 26, at the 2017 Rethinking Church conference at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn.