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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. …

Blood in My Mouth
June 4, 2014 – 9:25 am | 3 Comments
Blood in My Mouth

Dreaming about a sermon in the week before Pentecost.

Is it okay for a Christian to be “happy”?
June 3, 2014 – 3:13 pm | One Comment
Is it okay for a Christian to be “happy”?

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Is it okay for a Christian to be “happy”?

“God’s Greater Story”: A Romans sermon series by David Schmitt
May 26, 2014 – 9:30 am | 3 Comments
“God’s Greater Story”: A Romans sermon series by David Schmitt

Just in time for the upcoming series of readings from Romans in the lectionary.

Telling God’s Story
May 23, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

David Schmitt’s opening plenary at the 2013 Theological Symposium.

A (Lutheran) Case for Character
May 20, 2014 – 9:55 am | 5 Comments
A (Lutheran) Case for Character

Can Lutheran doctrine and character formation go together?

An Essential Theology of Easter
May 12, 2014 – 10:20 am | No Comment
An Essential Theology of Easter

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His Resurrection and Ours: Why Easter Matters
May 5, 2014 – 12:10 pm | 2 Comments
His Resurrection and Ours: Why Easter Matters

There remains no doubt that Easter is very important for Christians. But it is just as important to know why Easter matters.

Get Closer to Your DMin with Continuing Education
April 28, 2014 – 11:18 am | 3 Comments
Get Closer to Your DMin with Continuing Education

New ways to engage lifelong learning in ministry.

“Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” Redux
April 26, 2014 – 3:02 pm | One Comment
“Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” Redux

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Re-Imagining the Walking Dead: Preaching an Apocalyptic Easter
April 23, 2014 – 3:49 pm | 6 Comments
Re-Imagining the Walking Dead: Preaching an Apocalyptic Easter

Preaching the resurrection among the undead.