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Telling God’s Story
May 23, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

In conjunction with the Spring 2014 issue of Concordia Journal, here is David Schmitt’s opening plenary presentation at the 2013 Theological Symposium. The Symposium theme was “From the Creation to the New Creation: Seeing All Things in Light of the Entire Story.”

You can download the video, along with videos of other Symposium plenaries and sectionals, on iTunes U.

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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.”

Guiding Themes for Pastoral Education
January 8, 2013 – 2:27 pm | 6 Comments
Guiding Themes for Pastoral Education

What do you want your pastor to look like?

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

Part 1: The Festival Cycle

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