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Lectionary@Lunch Live – Mark 7:24-37
August 26, 2015 – 9:09 am | One Comment

In a special excerpt from his online D.Min. course on Mark, Prof. Jim Voelz discusses the Gospel pericope for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18), in the context of the Year B lectionary.

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Proper 19 • James 3:1–12 • September 13, 2015
September 1, 2015 – 9:30 am | No Comment

By William W. Schumacher
The text of this passage from the Epistle of James is interesting both grammatically and lexically. The passage is rich in imagery, and the vocabulary is rather unusual. The preacher is invited …

Barna’s “Six Reasons Young Christians Leave Church”
September 28, 2011 – 6:56 am | 5 Comments
Barna’s “Six Reasons Young Christians Leave Church”

No surprises, but what to do?

The newer, better, stronger ConcordiaTheology.org
September 27, 2011 – 11:20 am | 5 Comments
The newer, better, stronger ConcordiaTheology.org

In this exclusive video from the 2011 Theological Symposium, Jeff Kloha and Travis Scholl announce what’s new on ConcordiaTheology.org: the Pulpit, Lectionary at Lunch+, and an Advent sermon series.

Global South Christianity, music, and the church
September 20, 2011 – 5:15 pm | 6 Comments
Global South Christianity, music, and the church

Leo Sanchez speaks on Global South Christianity and the ways its cultural traditions can move us beyond old “Anglo” categories of mission, worship, community, and music.

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)