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People Get It, but Need Leadership
February 22, 2018

People Get It, but Need Leadership

I recently returned from a weekend in a large Presbyterian church in Michigan, where I was asked to speak about the faith dimensions of creation care and climate change. In one ...

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Open Speech
February 19, 2018

Open Speech

“He said this openly.” No wonder Peter responded as he did. Rebuke seems appropriate when you are hearing something you don’t want to hear, perhaps you’ve ...

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Preaching + Recovery
February 13, 2018

Preaching + Recovery

As someone who is formerly homeless, formerly incarcerated, and in long-term recovery I often find “Lenten disciplines” to be a funny deal. What many Christians adopt ...

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Stewardship in January: Celebrating Epiphany as a Season of Giving
February 20, 2018

Stewardship in January: Celebrating Epiphany as a Season of Giving

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens…even (and especially?) stewardship. Yet, it’s not written in the Bible that stewardship ...

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Financial Challenges and Leading Congregations
February 13, 2018

Financial Challenges and Leading Congregations

I’m pleased to introduce a new member of the CSL team, Catherine Malotky. Well, I’ll actually let her introduce herself in the post below! Catherine comes (back) to ...

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Singing Stewardship: A List of Stewardship Hymns
February 6, 2018

Singing Stewardship: A List of Stewardship Hymns

Hymnal indexes can only be so helpful, and broad terms like “stewardship” can stymie even the wisest hymnal editor. So, we’ve combed through the hymnals of several ...

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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

SB591 - Third Sunday in Lent

2-24-2018
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Third Sunday in Lent (Mar. 4, 2018): (Gospel) John 2:13-22; read more

NL309: Peter's Denial

2-24-2018
This is the podcast on John 18:12-27, the Narrative Lectionary reading for Mar. 4, 2018, 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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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 ...
2018 MLK Jr. Day - Kenneth Wheeler - "Not a Myth, but a Man"

2018 MLK Jr. Day - Kenneth Wheeler - "Not a Myth, but a Man"

The Rev. Kenneth Wheeler spoke at Luther Seminary on Jan. 15, 2018, on the theme, "Not a Myth But a Man." Wheeler, is a retired pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, led an in-depth exploration into how King’s particular human context both strengthens his witness and ...
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 ...