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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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Proper 14 • Job 38:4–18 • August 10, 2014
July 29, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By David R. Maxwell
This text emphasizes the transcendence of God. The question for the preacher is, “Why do we need to know that God is transcendent? How does God’s transcendence function in our theology and our lives?”
In …

Plainsong Passion
March 26, 2011 – 11:51 pm | 7 Comments
Plainsong Passion

Last Friday, chapel was unusual; it took me off guard. First, I did not expect to sing Christmas hymns … in the middle of Lent. Yes, I have to admit that I wasn’t paying attention to …

Care giving and care receiving in an aging world
March 24, 2011 – 9:57 pm | No Comment

I have known Ron and Maggie Hilmer for a long time, since I was in my teens and they were…well, younger than they are now.

Invitation to Conversation, Part 2: Bob Kolb on the Ecclesiology of the Lutheran Confessional Writings
March 21, 2011 – 12:34 pm | 3 Comments
Invitation to Conversation, Part 2: Bob Kolb on the Ecclesiology of the Lutheran Confessional Writings

A few weeks ago we posted the first of a series of questions used as the basis of discussion for a Faculty Forum, centered on Bob Kolb’s article, in the Fall 2010 Concordia Journal: “The Sheep and …

Food for theological reflection
March 16, 2011 – 2:10 pm | 3 Comments
Food for theological reflection

“Food is supposed to be sacred, not fast.”

“Son of Man” in the Gospels: A Faculty Discussion
March 15, 2011 – 10:32 am | 10 Comments
“Son of Man” in the Gospels: A Faculty Discussion

Who is the son of man?

Japan and a father’s death: the “seismic shocks” of life
March 13, 2011 – 10:22 pm | No Comment
Japan and a father’s death: the “seismic shocks” of life

“Seismic Shocks.” That was the eerily prophetic title of this past Friday’s entry in the Lenten devotional booklet I’m reading, What’s Next, God?, by Stephen Carter (published by Creative Communicati

Why I am giving up Facebook for Lent
March 12, 2011 – 6:43 pm | No Comment
Why I am giving up Facebook for Lent

The first time I remember giving something up for Lent I was in the fourth grade. I gave up soda.

Divine Intervention without God: by Jim Voelz
March 11, 2011 – 11:31 am | 3 Comments
Divine Intervention without God: by Jim Voelz

Meteor Blasts and New Life

Msafiri: Ethiopia
March 10, 2011 – 12:32 pm | No Comment
Msafiri: Ethiopia

Africa messes with your head.

Jews and the Death of Jesus: Reading Matthew 27:25 by David Lewis
March 9, 2011 – 11:00 am | 6 Comments
Jews and the Death of Jesus: Reading Matthew 27:25 by David Lewis

“His Blood Be on Us and our Children!”: Joseph Ratzinger on Matthew 27:25