Dr. Carol Geisler discusses trends within the emergent church “conversation” and their impact on denominational structures and practices, particularly those found in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
In connection with his article in the Spring 2011 Concordia Journal, Dr. David Schmitt presents a sermon preached in the Concordia Seminary chapel to illustrate the principles discussed in his article
By Francis C. Rossow From childhood on we’ve known the scriptural truth that hearing affects living. Only the word of God can create faith in our hearts and good in our lives. The more we hear the word of God, therefore, the stronger our faith and the better our behavior become. Right? Right! A colleague once ..
By Paul Philp Jesus has just concluded speaking words of woe upon the cities where the response to his proclamation among them was ignored and rejected. This word of harsh condemnation makes it clear that those in these cities remain outside of the context of the faith. These are they who do not know the Father, ..
Textual Considerations John 14:1–14 serves as the gospel for the previous Sunday, the fifth Sunday of Easter. While John 14:15–21 is the gospel for the sixth Sunday of Easter, the words of Jesus have their setting in the pre-Passion days of our Lord. This study follows the text of NTG and treats the verb τηρήσετε ..
Concordia Historical Institute, in cooperation with Concordia Seminary, will host a special exhibit on Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, April 26-May 20, 2011, at CHI museum on the Seminary campus. The exhibit opens with a special event, including lectures by Bob Kolb and Gerhard Bode, on April 26, at 3:45pm
Rev. Tony Cook talks to Dr. Richard Marrs about the newly-released Seminary Press edition of Walter Koehler’s wonderful book on pastoral counseling: Counseling and Confession: The Role of Confession and Absolution in Pastoral Counseling
David Berger examines the implications of recent controversial decisions regarding the United States military
In connection with the Winter 2011 CONCORDIA JOURNAL and the Seminary’s partnership with Lutheran World Relief, more writings by past and present Concordia Seminary colleagues on issues of suffering, pain, and catastrophe
In connection with the Winter 2011 CONCORDIA JOURNAL and the Seminary’s partnership with Lutheran World Relief, a collection of writings by past and present Concordia Seminary colleagues on issues of suffering, pain, and catastrophe