By Thomas Manteufel Don’t Cross Out the Cross! Both the Old Testament and the Gospel lessons for this day show some startling, unsettling pictures of well-known people of God: (1) the prophet Jeremiah questioning the trustworthiness of the word of God, wondering whether it is “like a deceptive brook” (Jer 15:18), sometimes plentiful with water, sometimes ..
18th Sunday after PentecostSpark your thoughts for October 1, 2023! Tune in to "Lectionary Kick-start" for a discussion about the texts for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost
“When a Preacher Can’t Speak” with guest Dr. Joel ElowskyIn the second episode of "Tangible: Theology Learned and Lived" we talk with guest Dr. Joel Elowsky about the sudden onset of a vocal cord disfunction that left him unable to speak for 4 years. "It was truly one of those dark tunnels. I didn't really see any light except for that little pinprick." Tune in to hear more
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Book Blurbs: David Peter, Organizing for Ministry and MissionConcordia Seminary’s Dean of Theological Research and Publication Dr. Kevin Golden sits down with Professor of Practical Theology and Dean of Faculty Dr. David Peter about his recent book, Organizing for Ministry and Mission (Concordia Publishing House, 2022), in this Concordia Journal Book Blurbs segment. Peter said he wrote the book after hearing from pastors ..