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A Thriving Community of Resistance (1 of 3)
August 15, 2019

A Thriving Community of Resistance (1 of 3)

“Liberation is not a catch phrase—but is at the heart of your desire for all people.”
- Pastor Marcus McFaul, Olin T. Binkley Memorial Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, ...

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Jesus’ Ministry of Fire
August 11, 2019

Jesus’ Ministry of Fire

If consensus exists around anything today in American society, it is that we are afflicted by “division.” This general sense of heightened divisiveness is confirmed ...

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Sleeping with Makeup On
August 4, 2019

Sleeping with Makeup On

I read recently that Dolly Parton leaves her makeup on all night when she’s away from home. She told the New York Times, “You never know if you’re going to wreck the ...

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Being Good Stewards of Time
July 16, 2019

Being Good Stewards of Time

It has been a great privilege to serve as editor for the Center for Stewardship Leaders newsletter the past four years. The ministry of stewardship leadership is an essential calling ...

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The Range of Changes
July 9, 2019

The Range of Changes

From the very beginning of the church, God’s people wrestled with money, their relationship to possessions, and how their assemblies might please God. Stewardship guru Keith ...

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An Empty Offering Plate
June 25, 2019

An Empty Offering Plate

The word “context” comes up a lot in seminary. In today’s post, Laura Wilhelm describes how her congregation’s context developed a local practice of having ...

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February 8, 2018

Revelation: What does hope look like?

Craig Koester, Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, responds to the question, "What does hope look like?" with reflection on his lifetime of study of the Book of Revelation. ...

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February 8, 2018

Revelation: Is the End Near?

Craig Koester, Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, responds to the question, "Is the end near?" with reflection on his lifetime of study of the Book of Revelation. Koester ...

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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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Sermon Brainwave #677 - Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 21)

8-17-2019
Discussion on texts for Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost - Ordinary 21 (Aug. 25, 2019): (Gospel) Luke 13:10-17; read more

NL Podcast 368: Preaching Series on Sabbath

8-17-2019
This podcast covers the three-week summer preaching series on Sabbath featuring Profs. Rolf Jacobson, 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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Melanie Harris - 2019 Mid-Winter Convocation

Melanie Harris - 2019 Mid-Winter Convocation

"Ecowomanism: Earth Justice in Our Time," by Dr. Melanie Harris, Founder and Director, African American and Africana Studies and Professor of Religion and Ethics at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas; delivered Jan. 30, 2019, at Luther Seminary as part of the 2019 Mid-Winter ...
Marvin McMickle - Craft of Preaching 2018

Marvin McMickle - Craft of Preaching 2018

Marvin McMickle, President of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, presents a sermon on Genesis 4:1-9 and analysis on the sermon creation process itself; part of Working Preacher Presents: The Craft of Preaching held Oct. 1-3, 2018, at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Jody Harpstead - Rethinking Stewardship 2018

Jody Harpstead - Rethinking Stewardship 2018

"Ask Not What Your Church Can Do For You…" by Jody Harpstead, Chief Executive Officer, Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota; delivered Fri., July 27, at the 2018 Rethinking Stewardship conference at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn.
Fretheim Lecture: We, They and All in Paul's Letter to the Romans

Fretheim Lecture: We, They and All in Paul's Letter to the Romans

Beverly Roberts Gaventa Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Baylor University The deepening fractures in North America around a host of issues trouble many people, within and beyond traditional religious institutions. Words like “we” and “they” dot the landscape of Paul’s letter ...