Ask Peter Sethre about the importance of continuing education, and he replies by quoting Lutheran theologian Joseph Sittler: “It does no good to undertake our witness to Christ with a full heart and an empty head.”
Second Quarter 2003
As professor of Old Testament, Daniel Simundson has spent the last three decades connecting students with the traditions of the Bible so they can better understand how God is at work in their lives and in the world.
If clergy and church leaders aren’t taking care of themselves, how can they take care of a congregation? “The healthier you are, the better chance you have in being a successful leader,” Lydia Volz, Luther Seminary parish nurse, said. “We have to start here, at the seminary, to teach the church’s future leaders to make […]
John and Eleanor Yackel are helping prepare leaders of the church to speak out boldly and prophetically when they see examples of oppression and inequality. The Yackels already have endowed the Martin Luther King, Jr. Chair for Justice and Christian Community at Luther Seminary. Now they are creating a $300,000 challenge grant to attract additional […]
Luther Seminary welcomed its Heritage Society members to campus May 7 for the 16th annual Heritage Society Dinner and Worship. The theme was “The Church of Christ in Every Age.” Heritage Society members are those donors who include Luther Seminary or the Luther Seminary Foundation in their estate plans. For more information contact Bradley Reiners, […]
With his bushy white beard and T-shirt apparel, Ron Vignec, ’78–who was on campus February 24-28 as the 2003 Luther Seminary alum-in-residence–has a very interesting appearance for a pastor. He has an even more interesting ministry. In 1985, Vignec founded in Tacoma,Wash., and began serving as its pastor. Salishan is the largest public housing development […]