The Quad

Posts from Profs

The Library

Publications and Media

The Pulpit

Resources for Preaching

The Commons

Friends, Faculty, and Staff Posts

What’s Happening

News & Information

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.

Recent Posts from our contributers »

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. …

How to (Not) Read the Bible
March 12, 2012 – 2:50 pm | 27 Comments
How to (Not) Read the Bible

We have met the enemy, and he is us

The Bible as literature: versions of the apocalypse
March 7, 2012 – 6:45 pm | No Comment

Continue reading here:
The Bible as literature: versions of the apocalypse

Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!
March 2, 2012 – 11:15 pm | No Comment

See the rest here:
Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!

"Drawing Water Without a Bucket"
February 28, 2012 – 6:45 pm | No Comment

I’m honored to do a little guest blogging for Lutheran World Relief. Here’s numero uno, trying to answer the question of why everyone likes to talk innovation but so few actually innovate.

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 …

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.

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

Read the original here:
Grammys need to thank the Black church for Whitney

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

Dragged along by the Spirit through Acts