2022 Pre-Lenten Workshop Videos

2022 Pre-Lenten Workshop Videos


2022 Pre-Lenten Workshop Videos

On Friday, January 21, 2022, Dr. Jeff Gibbs, Professor Emeritus of Exegetical Theology led Concordia Seminary’s annual Pre-Lenten Workshop on his new sermon series, “You Meant if for Evil, But God Meant it for Good.” Regarding the workshop, Dr. Gibbs remarked that it was, “most importantly a genuine opportunity to hear and study and be ..

Review: THE WEIRDEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD. By Joseph Henrich

Review: THE WEIRDEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD. By Joseph Henrich


Review: THE WEIRDEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD. By Joseph Henrich

Editors Note: This book review was first published as the Featured Review in the Summer edition of Concordia Journal, 2021, Vol 47, No. 3, pp. 71-73. THE WEIRDEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous. By Joseph Henrich. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2020. 704 pages. Hardcover. $35.00. Harvard professor Joseph Henrich’s book ..

Partnering together for the sake of the Gospel:  Concordia University St. Paul and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Partnering together for the sake of the Gospel: Concordia University St. Paul and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis


Partnering together for the sake of the Gospel: Concordia University St. Paul and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

“But rise and enter the city, and you will be told what you are to do” (Acts 9:6). With these words, Jesus calls Saul of Damascus to go into the city in preparation for the beginning of his ministry as Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles. Through the centuries, the risen Lord has continued to ..

Short-Film Winners

Short-Film Winners


Short-Film Winners

Editor’s note:  This year, sadly, with all of the ambiguities that we continue to experience in the course of this pandemic, we had to cancel our Faith and Film festival. It was especially unfortunate this year since we also had our first ever short-film contest. The theme of the contest was “hope.”  And so, because ..

NEW LENTEN SERMON SERIES NOW AVAILABLE

NEW LENTEN SERMON SERIES NOW AVAILABLE


NEW LENTEN SERMON SERIES NOW AVAILABLE

The familiar words of the Patriarch Joseph, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good” (Genesis 50:20 ESV) capture something of the uniqueness of Luke’s account of Jesus’s suffering, death, and resurrection. Enemies, faithless disciples, hapless crowds, pragmatic powerbrokers, and Satan himself are all arrayed against the perfectly innocent ..

When Pastor Becomes Professor

When Pastor Becomes Professor


When Pastor Becomes Professor

Now I understand Lionel Richie. “Easy like Sunday morning.” While serving in the parish, Sunday mornings were busy, and they gave birth to more activity as conversations with members would prompt follow-up visits. Sunday mornings are far more relaxed now. Christmas, too, was a far more relaxed pace than what I have known in the ..

Raabe, Christ and American Culture

Raabe, Christ and American Culture


Raabe, Christ and American Culture

Browse the interactive version above, download here as a pdf, or purchase print copies at the online store. Going beyond H. Richard Neibuhr’s famous paradox model on “Christ and Culture,” Dr. Paul Raabe contends for a biblical, dynamic tension that exists between the culture and the faith. Using the image of a house, Raabe explores ..

Sanchez, The Church is the House of Abraham

Sanchez, The Church is the House of Abraham


Sanchez, The Church is the House of Abraham

Browse the interactive version above, download here as a pdf, or purchase print copies at the online store. From Dr. Sánchez: According to the United Nations, more than 65 million people (about 23 million of them refugees) are counted as forcibly displaced due to persecution, war, and violence. Only one percent are resettled each year, ..