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Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 6:45-56
July 24, 2015 – 3:16 pm | No Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

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Proper 14 • Ephesians 4:17–5:2 • August 9, 2015
July 28, 2015 – 12:19 pm | No Comment

By James Voelz
This pericope is typical of the latter portion of Paul’s letters, that is, it deals with everyday matters of the Christian life (cf. 2 Thes 3). As is the case in most of Paul’s …

Preaching the Voices (from the Edge)
October 10, 2012 – 9:19 am | 2 Comments
Preaching the Voices (from the Edge)

Apparently, David Schmitt has been thinking about life on the edge.

In Memoriam: Elmer W. Matthias
October 1, 2012 – 9:16 am | 3 Comments
In Memoriam: Elmer W. Matthias

Dean Hempelmann remembers Elmer Matthias, professor of practical theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 1978-1987.

It Would Be Easier to Be a Gnostic
September 26, 2012 – 9:00 am | 11 Comments
It Would Be Easier to Be a Gnostic

Thinking about death, and what we believe about life.

The “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife”: Now What?
September 22, 2012 – 10:14 am | 4 Comments
The “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife”: Now What?

Putting together the pieces of a puzzle

What if Jesus had a wife?
September 21, 2012 – 3:40 pm | No Comment
What if Jesus had a wife?

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What if Jesus had a wife?

An Ancient Manuscript and Jesus’ Wife?
September 18, 2012 – 10:12 pm | 23 Comments
An Ancient Manuscript and Jesus’ Wife?

Just read the article yourself!

The Death of the Messiah
September 11, 2012 – 10:25 am | 2 Comments
The Death of the Messiah

By Thomas Manteufel
News has been received that Sun Myung Moon (1920-2012) died on September 3.  He was the founder of the Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity (often called Moonies).  He built …

John Nunes on preaching in the midst of suffering
September 10, 2012 – 11:13 am | One Comment
John Nunes on preaching in the midst of suffering

Another tune-up for the 2012 Theological Symposium (September 18-19, 2012). John Nunes will be a plenary speaker.

When the Empty Chair Talks Back
September 4, 2012 – 4:09 pm | 2 Comments
When the Empty Chair Talks Back

Clint Eastwood’s presentation at the Republican National Convention brought back memories of a technique in counseling. But he only went halfway.

John Witte on religion and human rights language
August 29, 2012 – 3:10 pm | One Comment
John Witte on religion and human rights language

Watch this interview with John Witte, Jr. Then see him live at Concordia Seminary’s Theological Symposium, September 18-19, 2012.