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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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Concordia Seminary receives “Science for Seminaries” grant
October 29, 2014 – 9:55 am | 5 Comments

Concordia Seminary receives “Science for Seminaries” grant

Funding will support special program to explore significance of science in pastoral ministry.

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

The Pope’s New Teaching on Jews and the Death of Jesus: A Response from Jim Voelz
March 5, 2011 – 9:59 am | One Comment
The Pope’s New Teaching on Jews and the Death of Jesus: A Response from Jim Voelz

“Jews and the Death of Jesus: Thoughts as It Becomes an Issue Once Again” by Dr. James W. Voelz

Pop goes God: Why I write about religion
March 2, 2011 – 10:28 pm | One Comment
Pop goes God: Why I write about religion

I spent some time the other day looking through my “Civil Religion” posts from the past (almost) three years. Strangely enough, I never once wrote generally about what I’m interested in and why I writ