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Lectionary@Lunch Live – Ezekiel 37:1-14
April 7, 2015 – 3:40 pm | No Comment

Jumping ahead of the Easter season (when the first reading is taken from Acts), Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the Day of Pentecost, in the Year B lectionary.

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Easter 4 • 1 John 3:16–24 • April 26, 2015
April 14, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Victor Raj
Preliminary Considerations
Placed midway between Easter and Pentecost, the appointed lessons for the fourth Sunday of Easter cumulatively call for a resurrection living for the Christian faithful in this world. Together, they are an …

Special Bach concert upcoming in memory of Robert Bergt
September 15, 2011 – 8:28 pm | No Comment

A special concert in memory of Robert Bergt, the renowned conductor and music director of Bach at the Sem, will take place on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.

Non posse non peccare and video games
September 13, 2011 – 10:52 am | 7 Comments
Non posse non peccare and video games

Virtual original sin

9/11, ten years later: the "end" of memory
September 9, 2011 – 3:43 pm | One Comment

Whether or not there should be clergy present to speak at the 9/11 memorial event planned by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is an open question. But does it signal what we have forgotten about

What would you like your local Baptist Christian counselor to understand?
September 9, 2011 – 1:59 pm | One Comment
What would you like your local Baptist Christian counselor to understand?

Many Lutheran pastors find it challenging to know who to refer their beloved parishioners to for psychological, marital, or family counseling. If you had 30 minutes to engage a local non-Lutheran counselor in your area, what would you say?

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