Articles by Glenn Nielsen
Glenn Nielsen is Professor of Practical Theology and the Director of Vicarage and Deaconess Internships at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. His interests are homiletics, communication theory and practice, creativity in preaching and fantasy baseball.
Seven things to think about for life in the iPhone age.
By Glenn Nielsen
Goal: That the hearers are more confident in the hope we have in the One
deserving of all glory.
The writer to the Hebrews wants us to have confidence, and the courage to
stand strong in …
Everybody’s got one. What’s yours? Here’s mine.
Editor’s Note: In the Winter 2012 Concordia Journal, this homiletical help was published in a brief outline form. As indicated there, below is the full manuscript for the sermon outlined by the author in the …
I like crossword puzzles. I do a couple (or more) each day. That doesn’t mean I’ve mastered them. Usually I don’t get far on Thursday’s NY Times crossword in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Recently I came across a clue and answer that made me stop and think about academics, theology and preaching….
By Glenn A. Nielsen
A Victory Parade—on a Donkey?
Goal: That the hearers more firmly believe that Jesus is victorious over our greatest enemies. (The following is one approach that focuses Jesus’s victory over his/our enemies by …
Last February I changed the confession of sins that was to be used in the worship services. I regularly assist at Grace Lutheran Chapel in Bellefontaine Neighbors (a north suburb of St. Louis), and that …
As the Director of Vicarage and Deaconess Internships, I keep track of how many congregations apply for a vicar and how many students are available for vicarage assignment. A three ring binder sits on a …
HeQi-Interviews – Video Interviews
Whatever is Commendable – Think about
(Doing Phil. 4:8)
On Dec. 28, 2009 I cut out a comic and put it on our refrigerator. Lola (written by Todd Clark and run in the St. Louis Post Dispatch) …