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A Hyperbolic Homiletic
September 25, 2018

A Hyperbolic Homiletic

If it sounds like Jesus is coming down hard on the disciples, well, it should.

We have a tendency not to like this Jesus, this Jesus who seems to mean business, who lays down the ...

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Where Am 'I' in the Sermon?
September 25, 2018

Where Am 'I' in the Sermon?

Every preacher has his or her own personal anxiety dream. Mine is that I’m standing in the pulpit for the reading of the gospel, only to realize there’s no Bible. Of ...

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Collaborative Preaching with Church Members
September 18, 2018

Collaborative Preaching with Church Members

As a preacher regularly stirred by reading and interpreting the Bible collaboratively with church members, I began exploring an entirely collaborative sermon journey with a member ...

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Rethinking Stewardship Videos
September 25, 2018

Rethinking Stewardship Videos

I’ve always been a huge fan of church leadership conferences. Well, last summer Luther Seminary continued our tradition of hosting a Rethinking Stewardship conference. If ...

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How Our Failure to Address the “M” Word Damages More Than Budgets
September 18, 2018

How Our Failure to Address the “M” Word Damages More Than Budgets

In many churches about this time of year, stewardship teams kick into high gear composing stewardship communications. Pastors also start to search the internet for stewardship sermon ...

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What are  We 'Offering' at the Offering? Part 2
September 11, 2018

What are We 'Offering' at the Offering? Part 2

In the stewardship course I teach, one assignment invites students to “design from scratch” stewardship practices for a new congregation. In other words, students try ...

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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 #625 - Ordinary 26 (Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost)

9-22-2018
Discussion on texts for Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Sept. 30, 2018): (Gospel) Mark 9:38-50; (First read more

Narrative Lectionary 327: Rescue at the Sea

9-22-2018
Podcast on Exodus 14:5-7,10-14,21-29, the Narrative Lectionary reading for Sept. 30, 2018 (Rescue at the 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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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 ...
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 ...