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Articles by Charles Arand

Toward a Theology of Hospitality
February 14, 2017 – 8:33 am | No Comment
Toward a Theology of Hospitality

How do we move from being a church that does multiethnic ministry to a genuinely multiethnic church?

The Refugees Among Us
February 4, 2017 – 9:45 am | No Comment
The Refugees Among Us

Is social media keeping us from seeing the neighbor standing right next to us?

Life on Other Planets? What Does This Mean???
July 19, 2016 – 2:50 pm | 16 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.