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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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All Saints’ Day • Revelation 7:9–17 • November 2, 2014
October 21, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Erik Herrmann
The celebration of saints has a checkered history in the church: raucous festivals around martyrs’ graves, prayers to saints to escape various kinds of sufferings, fantastical stories of their lives, and even trust in their merits. …

A Book of Life
April 16, 2012 – 10:13 pm | No Comment
A Book of Life

So what if it cost $13.2 million?

The Gracious “Electric Chair” – Part 2
April 11, 2012 – 2:19 pm | One Comment
The Gracious “Electric Chair” – Part 2

And just why do you wear that cross anyway?

The Gracious “Electric Chair”
April 10, 2012 – 10:24 am | No Comment
The Gracious “Electric Chair”

Something to think about the next time you wear an execution device around your neck.

Do we really need church?
April 8, 2012 – 4:45 pm | No Comment

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Do we really need church?

Heaven’s OK, but It’s Not the End of the World
April 8, 2012 – 6:37 am | 21 Comments
Heaven’s OK, but It’s Not the End of the World

First Fruits and Last Things

The Great Transfer
April 6, 2012 – 11:55 am | No Comment

The Lord laid on him . . .

Are Lutherans Evangelicals?
April 4, 2012 – 4:05 pm | 16 Comments
Are Lutherans Evangelicals?

What is Lutheran?

The 6th Day
April 4, 2012 – 12:54 am | One Comment
The 6th Day

One of my students who has an interest in the early church thought he had run across an indication that there were times when the early church fathers preached/lectured on the days of creation during Holy Week. Now whether or not they did so, I don’t know for sure. But as I reflected on the idea, it suggested some intriguing connections. It provides a way of pulling together the original creation and the new creation as it focuses on the central role of God’s human creatures in both instances.

The Passion of God’s Son, according to Mark: Audio File
April 3, 2012 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
The Passion of God’s Son, according to Mark: Audio File

Yesterday, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, Dr. Erik Herrmann chanted the text of the passion account from the Gospel according to Mark. Erik’s description of his preparations are available here, in …

Writing the Bible, and other reasons to go to Grand Rapids
March 29, 2012 – 5:24 pm | No Comment

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Writing the Bible, and other reasons to go to Grand Rapids