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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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Proper 13 • Isaiah 55:1–5 • August 3, 2014
July 22, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By David Schmitt
In 1538, the Dance of Death made its way into the Bible.
In their printing of the Old Testament, the Treschel Brothers included Life after the Fall, a woodcut by Hans Holbein. In his woodcut, Holbein pictured …

Koinonia and Life Together in the New Testament
February 20, 2012 – 8:45 am | 6 Comments
Koinonia and Life Together in the New Testament

What do we have in common that gives us a life together? The New Testament gives us a picture, or in this case, two.

Frederick W. Danker: The Passing of a Giant
February 15, 2012 – 8:14 am | 3 Comments
Frederick W. Danker: The Passing of a Giant

On Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, Frederick Danker, 91, died at St. Louis University Hospital as a result of complications following a fall in his home in early January.  He was in hospice care at the …

Grammys need to thank the Black church for Whitney
February 13, 2012 – 8:15 pm | No Comment

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Grammys need to thank the Black church for Whitney

Why the Grammys need to thank the Black church for Whitney Houston
February 13, 2012 – 8:15 pm | No Comment

Counting the reasons why the Grammys need to get down on their knees and thank the Black church for anything good in American music.

With One Accord
February 13, 2012 – 8:49 am | 5 Comments
With One Accord

Dragged along by the Spirit through Acts

Extinction within Creation
February 10, 2012 – 5:23 am | No Comment
Extinction within Creation

Great Auk—Wikipedia Commons The year 2011 saw a number of species go into extinction. These include among others, the western black rhinoceros . Others are in danger as well. On  Friday, Oct 28, 2011  USA Today ran and article entitled, “Extinct in 20 Years?” “Tigers, Lions, Cheetahs, extinct in 20 years?

Second thoughts on the Supreme Court and church workers
February 9, 2012 – 11:30 am | One Comment
Second thoughts on the Supreme Court and church workers

How do we as a church protect our workers?

Preacher Basketball…in the media again!
February 6, 2012 – 10:30 am | No Comment
Preacher Basketball…in the media again!

Once again, Concordia Seminary Preacher basketball has made news.

Super Bowl XLVI: America’s Holy Day
February 3, 2012 – 7:30 pm | 2 Comments

Tim Tebow won’t be there. But don’t be surprised if God makes an appearance this Sunday, because we are entering holy days.

Holding Up the Prophet’s Hands
February 2, 2012 – 11:10 am | 2 Comments
Holding Up the Prophet’s Hands

Everybody wants their church workers to work, live, and learn well. But how does it happen without unintended consequences?