Article Archive for October 2016
#TBT: In 1963, “Ossie” Hoffmann, fresh off a visit with Lutheran Christians in Ethiopia, spoke with his signature humor and erudition about missiology and church history.
By Joel Elowsky
Crowds are always following Jesus looking for something. These crowds come from everywhere, not just the locals, and they’re filled with expectation. He always takes their expectations and transforms them into something more significant …
…and what happens when a seminary professor can’t go number one.
By Travis J. Scholl
Commemorating the sixteenth-century events that came to be called the Protestant Reformation is more complicated than it used to be. Triumphalism—a certain weirdly coiffed presidential candidate notwithstanding—is no longer in vogue. We left …
Robert Kolb discusses his forthcoming book Martin Luther and the Enduring Word of God.
The season opens on Sunday, Dec. 11, at Concordia Seminary’s Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus.
Earlier this week I posted some suggested readings, in advance of the event to held October 15, 2016 at Concordia University, with the assigned topic: “Textual and Literary Judgments on the Biblical Text–What Happens to the …
“What the Church lacks in our day is not a reliable text of the Bible, but faith in the sufficiently reliable text.”
By David Schmitt
In this reading, Jesus moves from the world of the imagination, where he tells a parable (vv. 9–14), to the world of his ministry, where he blesses children (vv. 15–17). Both of …
Prof. Peter Nafzger teaches in the practical theology department, with a focus on homiletics (preaching).