Tullian Tchividjian to headline Reformation500 lecture

Best-selling author, pastor puts spotlight on Luther’s legacy

Acclaimed author, pastor, and lecturer Tullian Tchividjian will be the featured speaker at Concordia Seminary’s fourth annual Reformation500 speaker series. The event will be held at 7 P.M. CST, March 19, in Werner Auditorium on the Seminary campus.

Serving at present as senior pastor at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tchividjian (pronounced cha-vi-jin) will offer his perspective on the significance of the Reformation for the current religious landscape of Christianity in the United States.

Tullian-smAs Tchividjian examines the legacy of the theology of the Reformation, he brings his own legacy of American Christianity and ministry. He is the grandson of famed evangelist Billy Graham, a contributing editor to Leadership Journal, and founder of LIBERATE, a resource ministry that seeks to “connect God’s inexhaustible grace to an exhausted world.”

Tchividjian is the author of several books and his accolades include Christianity Today’s book of the year in 2011 for Jesus + Nothing = Everything. That book and Glorious Ruin: How Suffering Sets You Free, were finalists for the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Books of the Year.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Those who can’t attend may participate via live stream at www.csl.edu/live. For more information, please contact continuing education at 314-505-7286 or ce@csl.edu.

About Concordia Seminary
Concordia Seminary provides Gospel-centered graduate-level theological education for pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars and other leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). Since its founding in 1839, Concordia Seminary has equipped more than 12,000 graduates to serve Church and world. Today, a world-renowned faculty teaches more than 600 students in the classroom, off-campus, and online. Learn more at www.csl.edu.

The Center for Reformation Research and Concordia Seminary began commemorations for the Reformation Quincentenary by sponsoring an annual speaker series aimed at the St. Louis community to offer varying perspectives on the significance of the Reformation.

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