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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 …

Starting at the End
June 27, 2011 – 11:30 am | 4 Comments
Starting at the End

Timothy Keller’s “King’s Cross”

What the Bible says about slavery…and liberation
June 23, 2011 – 7:40 pm | 6 Comments
What the Bible says about slavery…and liberation

Is the Bible for or against slavery? Biblical scholar Greg Carey isn’t sure. But it seems he forgot about the movie that made Charlton Heston famous.

Garrison Keillor talks Lutheran with Concordia students
June 17, 2011 – 2:56 pm | No Comment
Garrison Keillor talks Lutheran with Concordia students

Earlier this spring, a group of Concordia Seminary students had the opportunity to meet with Garrison Keillor, when he recorded “A Prairie Home Companion” in St. Louis. Students Ashley Effken and Sol Grosskopf file this report.

Did Facebook just jump the shark?
June 16, 2011 – 9:30 pm | No Comment
Did Facebook just jump the shark?

Evidently, Facebook lost nearly 6 million users in the United States last month. Is it already going the way of The Fonz?

One
June 10, 2011 – 4:21 pm | 3 Comments
One

Pentecost and the Church

Easter in the Rear View Mirror
June 7, 2011 – 1:37 pm | 6 Comments
Easter in the Rear View Mirror

Looking backward and forward in the present

Love Wins — Through the Word
May 29, 2011 – 6:49 am | 5 Comments
Love Wins — Through the Word

Stop Explaining, Start Proclaiming

Love and Justice
May 27, 2011 – 8:05 am | One Comment
Love and Justice

The problem of God’s justice in Love Wins

Love Wins Goes to College
May 26, 2011 – 8:04 am | 8 Comments
Love Wins Goes to College

Reflections from a campus pastor, Greg Michael

Does “Love Win” for Luther?
May 25, 2011 – 8:02 am | 3 Comments
Does “Love Win” for Luther?

A look at a Luther quote from the popular book, by Pastor Ben Haupt