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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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Advent 1 • 1 Corinthians 1:3–9 • November 30, 2014
November 18, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By David A. Johnson
The church journeys into Advent, anticipating renewal in the vital proclamation of Jesus’s incarnation—embodied grace in the embryo of a woman’s womb. The church becomes that vessel of incarnate grace where we are saturated in …

Steven Ozment to lecture on Luther and Cranach
April 14, 2014 – 12:02 pm | 3 Comments
Steven Ozment to lecture on Luther and Cranach

The third Reformation500 annual speaker series at Concordia Seminary will feature Steven Ozment, McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University. This year the Reformation500 event will be held on Friday afternoon, April 25 …

Blood Moon Lunacy
April 10, 2014 – 9:13 am | 12 Comments
Blood Moon Lunacy

As if you didn’t have enough to worry about with your taxes due on April 15….

Oxford Handbook of Martin Luther’s Theology Appears
April 9, 2014 – 8:20 am | 2 Comments
Oxford Handbook of Martin Luther’s Theology Appears

Oxford University Press has published (April 2014) The Oxford Handbook of Martin Luther’s Theology, in its series of “Handbooks” to aid study of a wide variety of subjects.  Editors of this Handbook include Irene Dingel, …

Innocent Suffering: A Lenten Thought
April 7, 2014 – 11:08 am | No Comment
Innocent Suffering: A Lenten Thought

In the piety of Lenten self-reflection, the confession of our sin holds a prominent place. Especially for Lutherans who recognize that, as simul iustus et peccator, our confession of sin is comprehensive. The words of Isaiah 64 …

Luther, Laity, and … Lego
April 2, 2014 – 10:27 am | 2 Comments
Luther, Laity, and … Lego

A review of the Lego Movie as embodiment of Reformation theology….

The rise and fall (and rise again?) of American denominations
March 28, 2014 – 7:42 pm | No Comment
The rise and fall (and rise again?) of American denominations

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The rise and fall (and rise again?) of American denominations

Caring for Youth who Care about Creation
March 17, 2014 – 9:41 am | No Comment
Caring for Youth who Care about Creation

Lutheran youth really care about the environment. What does this mean for the Lutheran church?

I don’t know what I’m giving up for Lent…yet
March 4, 2014 – 11:20 pm | No Comment
I don’t know what I’m giving up for Lent…yet

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I don’t know what I’m giving up for Lent…yet

Enduring With the Saints
March 4, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Enduring With the Saints

In some ways, it can be easy enough to be faithful.  Some people find it easy to be creative.  To bring the two together in worship, however, requires insight and skill that is hard to come …

Social Media and the Future of Community
March 3, 2014 – 9:30 am | 3 Comments
Social Media and the Future of Community

Matt Kobs on social media, technology, and community.