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Preaching Nazareth
January 20, 2019

Preaching Nazareth

"Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing."

Or has it? Jesus seems convinced of it, at least. And to get a little Greek geeky on you, the verb “has been fulfilled” ...

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Abundance For All
January 13, 2019

Abundance For All

Deciding on one preaching point for this passage seems adversative, to say the least, to this story when the main message of Jesus’ miracle at Cana is abundance. There should ...

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The Power of 'You'
January 6, 2019

The Power of 'You'

Never underestimate the power of “you,” especially in the second person singular. We know how “you” feels. Like you are the only person in the world. Like ...

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January 22, 2019

You Can’t Beat God’s Giving

Inspired by the song "You Can't Beat God's Giving," and her experiences growing up immersed in ministry, Jennifer Kaalund helps us reflect today on stewardship lessons from ...

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Sharing Control
January 15, 2019

Sharing Control

Child's play is nothing to be overlooked, since our understanding of developmental psychology continues to inform everything from teaching tactics to what it means to be human in ...

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Stewards of the Promise
January 8, 2019

Stewards of the Promise

Now that fall stewardship campaigns are in the rearview mirror, it’s tempting not to address money in congregations for another six months at least. However, it turns out ...

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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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Latest Podcasts and Video

Sermon Brainwave #645 - Third Sunday after Epiphany

1-19-2019
Discussion on texts for Third Sunday after Epiphany (Jan. 27, 2019): (Gospel) Luke 4:14-21; (First Reading) read more

NL Podcast 346: Beatitudes

1-19-2019
Podcast on Matthew 5:1-20, the Narrative Lectionary readings for Jan. 27, 2019 (Beatitudes) featuring 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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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 ...
Andrew Root - 2018 Mid-Winter Convocation

Andrew Root - 2018 Mid-Winter Convocation

"Taking Einstein to Youth Ministry: Faith, Science, and the Faith Formation of Young People," by Dr. Andrew Root, Associate Professor and Carrie Olson Baalson Chair of Youth and Family Ministry, Luther Seminary, delivered Jan. 24, 2018, at Luther Seminary as part of the 2018 Mid-Winter ...