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Preaching Matthew (Part 1)
December 19, 2013 – 12:00 pm | 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: Originally taped in 2011, we are highlighting this “Preaching Matthew” podcast as we once again enter Year A in the lectionary.

David Schmitt, Jeff Gibbs, and Ron Rall form a Preachers Roundtable on preaching Matthew (from which the Gospel readings for LSB Lectionary Series A are largely taken). Part one of two. Here’s part two.

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2014 Summer Workshops
April 23, 2014 – 3:37 pm | No Comment

The summer 2014 series of workshops for pastors, professional church workers, and interested laypersons, at various locations across the country.

What’s up among the evangelicals?
January 29, 2014 – 5:21 pm | No Comment
What’s up among the evangelicals?

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What’s up among the evangelicals?

A Centennial Pilgrimage to China
January 29, 2014 – 12:13 pm | 7 Comments
A Centennial Pilgrimage to China

Though the occasion has passed by virtually without notice here in the States, 2013 marked a major event in LCMS history.

Hearing Lutheran Voices in Reformed Pulpits
January 20, 2014 – 11:15 am | 9 Comments
Hearing Lutheran Voices in Reformed Pulpits

Those who try to follow the pulse of American Christianity would be familiar with the name Tullian Tchividjian (even if it takes a little practice to pronounce it correctly!). Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, …

A Day in the Life of Concordia Seminary–in 1853
January 9, 2014 – 8:21 am | 2 Comments
A Day in the Life of Concordia Seminary–in 1853

Breakfast is served at 5:30 and then work begins…

Lutheran pastor makes the Lambeau Leap
January 8, 2014 – 3:35 pm | No Comment
Lutheran pastor makes the Lambeau Leap

Pastor Scott Kruse went where no Lutheran pastor has gone before.

Do We Need a “New New Testament” this New Year?
December 26, 2013 – 11:55 am | 4 Comments
Do We Need a “New New Testament” this New Year?

For the last decade the church has been challenged repeatedly regarding its Scriptures: Is the Bible legit?

Lessons and Carols
December 22, 2013 – 7:18 pm | No Comment
Lessons and Carols

On the last day before Christmas break, campus chapel had a brief service of Lessons and Carols–a bit of proleptic Christmas joy in the midst of Advent repentance and expectation. The music was both solemn and celebratory and included bells, guitar, clarinet, violin, piano, percussion, upright bass, and organ. We cannot share the music here, but the outline of the service and the special collects written for the occasion are reproduced below–a Christmas gift to you, our readers:

Who is Jesus? Depends on whose Jesus it is
December 17, 2013 – 6:44 pm | One Comment
Who is Jesus? Depends on whose Jesus it is

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Who is Jesus? Depends on whose Jesus it is

Download the Study Guide to INVITING COMMUNITY
December 17, 2013 – 3:04 pm | One Comment
Download the Study Guide to INVITING COMMUNITY

Ideal for individual study, small groups, and Bible studies, and free of charge right here.

Jesus as Human Male: The Latest Controversy
December 16, 2013 – 11:20 am | 2 Comments
Jesus as Human Male: The Latest Controversy

Mark Driscoll thinks Jesus was a cage-fighter. What does this mean?