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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 Thankful
November 21, 2017

Preaching Thankful

O Thanksgiving, how is it that every year you sneak up on us so quickly?

I would rather stick to preaching around the liturgical calendar and other congregational moments.

Yet ...

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A Year in Perspective
November 19, 2017

A Year in Perspective

Dear Working Preachers, Matthew has been a good homiletical companion this past year. Perhaps, the very Gospel we needed to preach for and into a world so deeply bound by hypocrisy; ...

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Preaching Mark in Times of Strife (Part 2 of 2)
November 16, 2017

Preaching Mark in Times of Strife (Part 2 of 2)

In the first article of this two-part series, the author discussed the apocalyptic tenor of the Gospel according to Mark and urged preachers to preach Mark in a similar voice.

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Teaching Stewardship to Children
November 21, 2017

Teaching Stewardship to Children

Stewardship isn’t just for adults. Yet, in many of our congregations, we put off teaching about stewardship until young adulthood. I don’t think that practice is borne ...

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Cash Got Your Tongue? Why do pastors wince at money-talk?
November 14, 2017

Cash Got Your Tongue? Why do pastors wince at money-talk?

I first met -- and was impressed by -- the Rev. Karl Travis when he spoke at a stewardship conference, and I’ve been following his stewardship wisdom ever since. In today’s ...

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Eating Our Values
November 7, 2017

Eating Our Values

Fall brings its own sets of tasks for Minnesotans -- raking leaves, storing the lawn mower, getting that trusty snow shovel ready once again. It can also be a time to consider the ...

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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

SB571 - Christ the King / Reign of Christ Sunday

11-18-2017
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Christ the King / Reign of Christ Sunday (Nov. 26, 2017): read more

NL292: Jeremiah's Letter to Exiles

11-18-2017
This is the podcast for Jeremiah 29:1, 4-14, the Narrative Lectionary reading for Nov. 26, 2017, 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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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.