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Preaching Matthew (Part 1)
December 19, 2013 – 12:00 pm | 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: Originally taped in 2011, we are highlighting this “Preaching Matthew” podcast as we once again enter Year A in the lectionary.

David Schmitt, Jeff Gibbs, and Ron Rall form a Preachers Roundtable on preaching Matthew (from which the Gospel readings for LSB Lectionary Series A are largely taken). Part one of two. Here’s part two.

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2014 Summer Workshops
April 23, 2014 – 3:37 pm | No Comment

The summer 2014 series of workshops for pastors, professional church workers, and interested laypersons, at various locations across the country.

Rethinking “Ministry and Congregation”
December 21, 2012 – 11:08 am | 10 Comments
Rethinking “Ministry and Congregation”

Thinking along with Hermann Sasse

What do we do after Newtown?
December 17, 2012 – 8:40 pm | 5 Comments
What do we do after Newtown?

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What do we do after Newtown?

The Psalms and Life in God’s Creation
December 6, 2012 – 4:10 am | No Comment
The Psalms and Life in God’s Creation

This series, “The Psalms and Life in God’s Creation ” is presented in five video vignettes. The first four videos feature discussion of the text of texts from the Psalms by Dr. Tim Saleska and Dr. Chuck Arand in a casual, fun setting. In the video for the last session, Saleska and Arand sit down with Rev. Gary Ellul to discuss implications further implications for life together as church. The Leader Guides and Student Handouts were written by Pastor Ellul. The flexible format allows the facilitator to complete this study in as little as one session, or up to five.

Preacher’s Roundtable: Preaching Luke, Part 1
December 5, 2012 – 7:38 am | 3 Comments
Preacher’s Roundtable: Preaching Luke, Part 1

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The end is near! or: How I learned to stop worrying and love Advent
December 3, 2012 – 7:55 pm | No Comment
The end is near! or: How I learned to stop worrying and love Advent

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Extinction and the Richness of Human Life
November 30, 2012 – 3:54 am | No Comment
Extinction and the Richness of Human Life

Golden Toad—Wikimedia Sometime ago (actually quite awhile ago), I wrote a post on the meaning of extinction and how the irrevocable loss of those creatures that no longer exist diminishes the richness of life in creation. But their loss also impoverishes us as human creatures. Aldo Leopold recognized the tragedy of this loss to us as he looked back and lamented the passing of the passenger pigeon in the early twentieth century

Talking Theology: Gunjević on Milbank and Radical Orthodoxy
November 29, 2012 – 1:53 pm | One Comment
Talking Theology: Gunjević on Milbank and Radical Orthodoxy

Concordia Seminary faculty discuss with Croatian scholar Boris Gunjević the influential ideas of theologian John Milbank.

A Bach “Ritualization” — Review of a New DVD of the “Passion according to St. Matthew”
November 20, 2012 – 2:14 pm | No Comment
A Bach “Ritualization” — Review of a New DVD of the “Passion according to St. Matthew”

It is rare to encounter a moving spiritual experience in the digital realm

One lesson the church can learn from postelection America
November 13, 2012 – 5:20 pm | No Comment
One lesson the church can learn from postelection America

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One lesson the church can learn from postelection America

A New Edition of the Greek New Testament
October 31, 2012 – 4:45 pm | 16 Comments
A New Edition of the Greek New Testament

The Nestle-Aland 28th Edition: A First Look