Pastors and basketball are on my mind these days. Last month Concordia Seminary held its fifth annual “Hoops for Hope” alumni event. Twenty former “Preachers” (yes, that’s our mascot) laced up their sneakers and stepped back onto the hardwood at Eldon Pederson Fieldhouse. With more than twenty players on the current squad, we divided the ..
Review: COMMON CALLINGS AND ORDINARY VIRTUES"Common Callings and Ordinary Virtues deserves a wide reading if for no other reason than to help those of us who live in an age of hyperbole and what is purported to be extraordinary and unprecedented events to be simple people who follow Christ in the everyday and who excel at being boring in the best possible way." Dr Joel Biermann from his review of COMMON CALLINGS AND ORDINARY VIRTUES: Christian Ethics for Everyday Life by Brent Waters
In Memoriam: James Arne Nestingen (1945–2022)Dr. Robert Kolb writes about the work of Dr. James Arne Nestingen and of their friendship
Honest Repentance – Lenten Sermon Series IntroductionRepentance starts with being honest before God and ourselves about who we are. 'Honest Repentance' is the theme of our 2023 Lenten sermon series. This series consists of six doctrinal sermons exploring the nature of repentance, designed to be preached during Wednesday night Lenten services