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Articles by Tony Cook

Rev. Anthony A. Cook is an assistant professor of practical theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis MO and the director of educational technology.

Proper 6 • Luke 7:36–8:3 • June 12, 2016
May 31, 2016 – 8:45 am | No Comment

By Anthony Cook
“If this man were a prophet, he would have known.” Simon’s statement implies that if Jesus were a true prophet he would know about the sinful lifestyle of the woman who was anointing …

Proper 21 • James 5:(1–12) 13–20 • September 27, 2015
September 15, 2015 – 9:15 am | No Comment

By Anthony Cook
The book of James is a collection of exhortations written to encourage Christians to live out their Christian identity in their daily lives until Christ returns. Due to the nature of the book, …

Proper 11 • Isaiah 44:6–8 • July 20, 2014
July 8, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By Tony Cook
Isaiah 44:6–8 is nestled within a larger discourse of the chapter that glorifies the God of creation over the idols made by man, while reminding the reader that the Creator God is also a redeeming God. …

Continuing Education and Ministry 411
October 11, 2013 – 10:55 am | 5 Comments
Continuing Education and Ministry 411

Read good books with your favorite professors in the new Concordia Seminary Book Club.

The Calling – A Growing Interest in Vocation
December 13, 2011 – 8:13 am | No Comment
The Calling – A Growing Interest in Vocation

I’ve been watching a documentary on PBS called The Calling. It follows “seven young religious students — Muslim, Catholic, Evangelical Christian, and Jewish — who are on a dramatic journey as they train to become …

Love Wins: Review by Tony Cook
May 24, 2011 – 7:43 am | 2 Comments
Love Wins: Review by Tony Cook

A more appropriate title might have been Hell is Hyperbole: What God wants, God gets.

College Faculty Go Postal
February 19, 2010 – 8:02 am | One Comment
College Faculty Go Postal

During the past week, there have been hundreds of articles written about the tragic faculty shooting in Alabama. One of the themes that is beginning to emerge is the mental stability of higher education faculty. …

He Qi – Mandarin Interview
January 27, 2010 – 11:11 pm | Comments Off on He Qi – Mandarin Interview

HeQi-Interviews – Video Interviews

The Key to Living the Christian Life in One Sentence
January 19, 2010 – 6:37 pm | No Comment
The Key to Living the Christian Life in One Sentence

For all of us who struggle with living a life that is worthy of our calling, Luther succinctly summarizes the Christian Life in his 1520 work, “On Christian Freedom”. One could spend their whole life …