Preaching Mark (Part 1)


Preaching Mark (Part 1)

Back by popular demand, this Preacher’s Roundtable led by David Schmitt discusses preaching Mark in year B of the three-year lectionary. Part 1 (of 2) looks at preaching Mark from Advent through Easter

Reaching the Summit and Holding On to Hope: 1 Corinthians 15 and the Resurrection

Reaching the Summit and Holding On to Hope: 1 Corinthians 15 and the Resurrection


Reaching the Summit and Holding On to Hope: 1 Corinthians 15 and the Resurrection

“Reaching the Summit and Holding On to Hope: 1 Corinthians 15 and the Resurrection” is presented in five video vignettes. The first four videos feature discussion of the text of 1 Corinthians Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs with Dr. Jeffrey Kloha in a casual, fun setting. In the video for the last session, Dr. Gibbs and Rev. Gary Ellul discuss implications for hope in Christ as it applies to challenging questions of life and death. The Leader Guides and Student Handouts were written by Pastor Ellul. The flexible format allows the facilitator to complete this study in as little as one session, or up to five


Baptism of our Lord • Genesis 1:1–5 • January 8, 2012


Baptism of our Lord • Genesis 1:1–5 • January 8, 2012

by Jeffrey Kloha Perhaps no passage bears as much gravitas—and controversy—as Genesis 1:1. In our context, the text will immediately bring to mind the modernist “science vs. faith” controversy. The philosophical and cultural issues that prevent hearing this text are many, on both sides. And the exegetical difficulties pile up in this short section; the meaning ..

“Who is the Greatest? (It’s Not Who You Think)” Bible Study Materials Now Available

“Who is the Greatest? (It’s Not Who You Think)” Bible Study Materials Now Available


“Who is the Greatest? (It’s Not Who You Think)” Bible Study Materials Now Available

The “Who is the Greatest? (It’s Not Who You Think)” series is presented in 4 separate video vignettes discussed by Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs with Dr. Jeffrey Kloha in a casual, fun setting. The Leader Guides and Handouts were written by Pastor Gary Ellul. The flexible format allows the facilitator to complete this study in as little as one meeting or up to four

Winter LAY BIBLE INSTITUTE on Bible translations – Wed evenings, Jan 12 – Feb 2, 2011

Winter LAY BIBLE INSTITUTE on Bible translations – Wed evenings, Jan 12 – Feb 2, 2011


Winter LAY BIBLE INSTITUTE on Bible translations – Wed evenings, Jan 12 – Feb 2, 2011

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its winter 2011 Lay Bible Institute from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 12, 19, 26, & Feb. 2 in Sieck Hall on the Seminary campus. “400 Years of Bibles and Battles: From the King James to Modern Translations” will be presented by Dr. Jeffrey Kloha, professor at Concordia Seminary


Lent 3 · Ezekiel 33:7-20 · March 7, 2010


Lent 3 · Ezekiel 33:7-20 · March 7, 2010

By Jeffrey Kloha Textual Background Ezekiel’s ministry took place among the captives taken to Babylon in the early sixth century BC prior to the destruction of Jerusalem. They were already experiencing God’s judgment. The cry of 33:10 expresses the crush of this judgment: “Surely our transgressions and our sins are upon us, and we rot ..