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Concordia Seminary receives “Science for Seminaries” grant
October 29, 2014 – 9:55 am | 3 Comments
Concordia Seminary receives “Science for Seminaries” grant

Funding will support special program to explore significance of science in pastoral ministry.

Timothy Furnish lecture on ISIS/ISIL – October 23, 2014
October 14, 2014 – 9:03 am | 12 Comments
Timothy Furnish lecture on ISIS/ISIL – October 23, 2014

Dr. Furnish will speak on “Fighting for the End of the (Christian) World: The Eschatology of ISIS/ISIL and Other Modern Muslim Groups in Light of Islamic History and Doctrines.” It will be live streamed at http://www.csl.edu/live/.

Inaugural Lecture – Joel Okamoto – October 9, 2014
September 26, 2014 – 1:10 pm | 2 Comments
Inaugural Lecture – Joel Okamoto – October 9, 2014

“The Madman’s Time Has Come: Theology After the Death of God”

Symposium Sectionals: Going Deeper
September 2, 2014 – 2:14 pm | No Comment
Symposium Sectionals: Going Deeper

Every year at our theological symposium, we not only hold several public lectures dedicated to the symposium theme (this year it is “Faithful Witness”), but we also invite several special sectional speakers. The 45-minute sectionals …

Fall Lay Bible Institute – Wednesdays, October, 2014
August 29, 2014 – 3:37 pm | No Comment
Fall Lay Bible Institute – Wednesdays, October, 2014

Back by popular demand: David Peter presents “Decoding the Apocalypse: Part Two.”

The connections between Ferguson, Chattanooga, and a town near you
August 29, 2014 – 10:49 am | No Comment
The connections between Ferguson, Chattanooga, and a town near you

How Ferguson affects ministry in Chattanooga (and a church near you).

Proper 18 • Ezekiel 33:7–9 • September 7, 2014
August 26, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By David Wollenburg
I actually cringe every time I encounter this text. It isn’t that I don’t like it, or don’t understand what is being said. It is, rather, that the message is too clear. It is God’s warning, …

Concordia Journal, Summer 2014
August 20, 2014 – 10:08 am | No Comment
Concordia Journal, Summer 2014

The digital edition of the Summer 2014 CONCORDIA JOURNAL, a partner issue with Lutheran Hour Ministries featuring articles by Gregory Seltz, Robert Kolb, and Douglas Rutt.

Proper 17 • Jeremiah 15:15–21 • August 31, 2014
August 19, 2014 – 10:30 am | No Comment

Editor’s note: The following homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, July 1999.
By Ernest Bernet
On the second Sunday after Pentecost we heard Jeremiah 28:5–9. Here the prophet Jeremiah must deal with the false prophecies of prosperity …

Proper 16 • Isaiah 51:1–6 • August 24, 2014
August 12, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Francis C. Rossow
This passage is about the end times in which the gospel is not only present (as it is in all such readings) but in which it predominates. Not only does the gospel occupy more space …