“Christ is risen!” This refrain, which we recently repeated again and again as we celebrated the good news of Jesus’ resurrection, has been handed down to us. It is our legacy. We know about this good news that Christ is risen because someone told us. Handing down the story and sharing the good news is […]
Minnesota’s economically buffeted Mesabi Iron Range, has seen at least 14 sons and daughters of its congregation pursue higher levels of theological education and ordination. Of those, 13 attended Luther Seminary.
There used to be two reasons why the western North Dakota Synod was nicknamed “Siberia” for those seeking a new call. One reason is obvious—because both can be bitterly cold. The other reason—nobody lives there—no longer applies.
As the pastor of membership, community outreach and men’s ministry at Minneapolis’ Mt. Olivet, the largest ELCA church in Minnesota, Bill MacLean, ’11, receives numerous requests for financial support.
When St. Andrew’s Lutheran, a large church in the St. Paul suburb of Mahtomedi, decided to take a closer look at the neighborhood around it, big things started to happen.
An act of kindness extended to Matt Valan during his seminary days has led him to pay that generosity forward three times so far.