A #TBT in memory of renowned theologian Tom Oden, who spoke at Concordia Seminary in 1993, and died on December 8, 2016
By Joel Elowsky Crowds are always following Jesus looking for something. These crowds come from everywhere, not just the locals, and they’re filled with expectation. He always takes their expectations and transforms them into something more significant than they perhaps knew they needed. His Sermon on the Mount is a classic example. He ascends a mountain ..
A summer in the lives of Elowsky, Seifrid, Biermann, and Voelz
By Joel C. Elowsky Our text follows on the popular Good Shepherd text, which speaks of the Son and the Father’s care for their sheep. No one can snatch them out of their hands. This care extends even to the point of laying down one’s life for the sake of the sheep (Jn 10:17–18). This comforting ..
By Joel Elowsky Servants of God as a Study in Contrasts This text follows on the heels of the well-known “glorious exchange” passage at the end of chapter 5, “God made him who knew no sin to be sin for us that we might become the righteousness of God in him.” Our text begins by telling us that ..
Prof. Joel Elowsky will present on “Where Eagles Soar: Reading the Gospel of John with the Early Church Fathers.”