Spark your thoughts for October 8, 2023! Tune in to “Lectionary Kick-start” for a discussion about the texts for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost
How do recent technological advancements in artificial intelligence and GPT4 impact the church? Dr. David Maxwell and Dr. Joel Okamoto discuss artificial intelligence and what it means to be human
“Living by Hope in a Secular Age” is the theme of the 33rd Annual Theological Symposium at Concordia Seminary in Saint Louis on September 19-20, 2023. In this symposium, plenaries and sectionals will explore how our hope — our Christian hope in a healed and new Creation — can better shape our life, witness, and engagement with each other in the church and with all our neighbors in the world
The Missouri Synod will have a convention this summer, and that raises an important question. The question that hits me and should be on the mind of everyone in the Missouri Synod is this: What is the future of the Missouri Synod in the United States? And that is part of a larger question: What ..
Dr. David Maxwell explores theological questions raised by the recent advances in artificial intelligence as seen in the debut of ChatGPT and GPT-4. What does it means to be human?
2023 Multiethnic Symposium Registration is open! “Hope for the Church, Hope for the Future: 1.5 and 2.0 Generation Immigrants,” is set for May 2-3 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
As one walks down the street known as King’s Parade in Cambridge, just outside Corpus Christi college you will see a rather remarkable clock. There many strange features to this clock but the most striking and disturbing is the creature that stretches itself across the top. This is the chronophage – the “time-eater”. As the ..
“Peace on earth good will toward men …” It is likely you will hear children sing these lines this Christmas. Perhaps your church has a children’s choir or a Christmas program where a group of cherub-like angels will sing the song to a few little boys and girls dressed up like shepherds. It is a ..
Dr. David Maxwell lays out a clear and concise description of Lutheran Christology. He maintains that its fundamental point is to emphasize the unity of Christ. In this article, he explores the 3 different kinds of statements that the Scriptures make about Christ: the genera of communication of attributes
This video conversation takes a fresh look at Luther’s counseling experience and what it shows us about the necessity of soul care
Christians cling to a peculiar hope. Dr. Timothy Saleska writes “As the story of Israel makes clear and as God demonstrated by raising Jesus from the dead, the difference for God’s people is that the darkness has an end.” In the Old Testament God sent preachers to share the promises that bring hope…and he still does today. Concordia Seminary is privileged to form students for this role — preachers of a peculiar hope
Do the words of Hebrews 13:8 “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and always” refer to the constancy of the second person of the Trinity or to His constancy in our lives? In this article from the December 2020 issue of Concordia Seminary Magazine, Dr. Jeffrey Oschwald compares two interpretations and comes to a surprising conclusion