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Articles by Charles Arand

Life on Other Planets? What Does This Mean???
July 19, 2016 – 2:50 pm | 15 Comments
Life on Other Planets? What Does This Mean???

Questions that aren’t just for the sci-fi geeks anymore.

Holy Trinity • John 8:48–59 • May 22, 2016
May 10, 2016 – 8:29 am | One Comment

By Charles Arand
“I Am” Your Creator and Redeemer
This is one of the better-known passages in John and is a favorite passage for many when it comes to finding texts that speak to the deity …

Every Living Thing
October 9, 2015 – 2:12 pm | No Comment
Every Living Thing

A new statement on the “responsible care” of God’s creation.

Pope Francis and Our Common Home
September 30, 2015 – 10:28 am | 6 Comments
Pope Francis and Our Common Home

In light of Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States, a few thoughts on his first encyclical.

Proper 22 • Hebrews 2:1–13 (14–18) • October 4, 2015
September 22, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Charles Arand
Twice Honored By God
This particular lectionary provides an opportunity to connect the text with the overarching storyline of Scripture. At the heart of this reading is the quotation from Psalm 8 regarding …

Am I My Memories? Are My Memories My Own?
August 7, 2015 – 3:47 pm | One Comment
Am I My Memories? Are My Memories My Own?

A theological reflection on memory and the life of faith.

The Symposium Line Up: Day 2
July 29, 2015 – 11:54 am | No Comment
The Symposium Line Up: Day 2

The FYI for the second day of Concordia Seminary’s 2015 Theological Symposium, “In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith,” September 22-23.

The Symposium Line Up: Day 1
July 29, 2015 – 11:19 am | One Comment
The Symposium Line Up: Day 1

The FYI for the first day of Concordia Seminary’s 2015 Theological Symposium, “In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith,” September 22-23.

Brain Research—at the Cutting Edge of Science Today
July 17, 2015 – 2:05 pm | No Comment
Brain Research—at the Cutting Edge of Science Today

…and we are just scratching the surface of what it means for the good of church and ministry.

In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith
July 7, 2015 – 9:26 am | 4 Comments
In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith

We stand at a point in time when we are learning incredible new insights into how memory works. The 2015 Theological Symposium, September 22-23, will explore what it all means for church and ministry.