By Jeff Gibbs I say to my students with some regularity, “Careful exegesis often makes the text harder to preach.” What I mean, of course, is that the concerns of a particular text of Scripture might not, at first glance, be the sorts of things that concern a Christian/Lutheran congregation in twenty-first-century North America. When this is the ..
2023 Theological Symposium Available OnlineFour hundred were blessed to attend the 2023 Theological Symposium “Living By Hope in a Secular Age: Church & Society.” The three plenary sessions, the panel discussion of the three plenary speakers, and twenty-four sectional presentations are now available online free of charge. Whether you were in attendance and want to view a sectional that ..
Lessons I Learned from My Father – Dr. Kevin GoldenAs dad to seven children, Dr. Kevin Golden has some experience with fatherhood! The sayings he heard from his own dad have shaped his parenting, ministry, and his life. Tune in to hear how his father made theology tangible
First Sunday in AdventSpark your thoughts for December 3, 2023! Tune in to "Lectionary Kick-start" for a discussion about the texts for the first Sunday in Advent