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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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Advent 1 • 1 Corinthians 1:3–9 • November 30, 2014
November 18, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By David A. Johnson
The church journeys into Advent, anticipating renewal in the vital proclamation of Jesus’s incarnation—embodied grace in the embryo of a woman’s womb. The church becomes that vessel of incarnate grace where we are saturated in …

Child in the Womb: Product or Gift?
September 7, 2011 – 12:43 pm | 3 Comments
Child in the Womb: Product or Gift?

When God created Adam and Eve, there was one way to procreate, not reproduce (no explanation needed). Since their fall with sin entering all creation, there are more than 28 ways to reproduce a child …

Now hiring: Harvard, Yale, Duke, and the future of theological education
September 2, 2011 – 3:20 pm | No Comment

It wouldn’t make headline news, but it turns out that it has been an intriguing summer at three of the historic divinity schools in the country. And all for the same reason.

The Bible, Biblicism, and Lutheran Perspectives
September 1, 2011 – 9:55 am | 47 Comments
The Bible, Biblicism, and Lutheran Perspectives

Time to put on your thinking caps (comments)

Only In Missouri
August 30, 2011 – 8:01 am | 3 Comments
Only In Missouri

I’m all shook up

Sola Scriptura
August 24, 2011 – 2:43 pm | 2 Comments
Sola Scriptura

Thus says Walther . . .

What makes a ministry beautiful? A river runs through it.
August 21, 2011 – 5:13 pm | One Comment

Our second child was born on Monday. So, this week has been that surreal mixture of sublime exhiliration, tag-team parenting, and sleep deprivation. But the family leave has provided some quieter mome

Clear as
August 19, 2011 – 11:02 am | 3 Comments
Clear as

New dictionaries and old words

Somebody said it before I did, and better
August 16, 2011 – 2:48 pm | 13 Comments
Somebody said it before I did, and better

I hate it (love it) when that happens. Reflections on Romans 12

Rick Perry, "The Response," and the politics of 2012
August 11, 2011 – 9:25 pm | No Comment

So, what are we to make of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s “The Response,” the Houston prayer service he helped organize and at which he spoke? Does the fact that he now appears to be joining the field for th

Preaching Romans 11: Israel and Promises
August 3, 2011 – 9:12 pm | 4 Comments
Preaching Romans 11: Israel and Promises

Romans 11, Bible Translations, and Preaching Israel