Concordia Seminary Newsroom

Concordia Seminary Newsroom and Press Releases

Dr. Jacob Preus Accepts Election to Irvine Presidency

On December 22, 1997, Dr. Jacob A. O. Preus III announced his acceptance of the election to serve as the president of Concordia University, Irvine. Dr. Preus currently serves at Concordia Seminary as Dean of Faculty and as a professor in the department of systematic theology. He also serves as the faculty liaison to the […]

Endowed Faculty Chair in Homiletics is Established

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has received a $1.5 million cash gift from a Lutheran layman. The gift is designated to establish the first fully endowed faculty chair in homiletics and literature. To be occupied by Dr. Dean Nadasdy of the Concordia Faculty on a renewable basis, the new chair will provide preaching resources for pastors […]

David Smith Accepts Call to Parish

On December 16, 1997, Dr. David Smith announced his acceptance of the call issued him to serve as pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Des Peres, Missouri. St. Paul is a large, suburban congregation with an elementary school and is located ten minutes west of the seminary. His responsibilities at St. Paul will begin February […]

Seminary Adopts New Mission Statement

The statement below, which summarizes the mission of Concordia Seminary, was adopted by the Board of Regents at its October 16-18 meeting after months of formulation, review, and revision. Mission Statement: Concordia Seminary serves Church and world by providing theological education and leadership centered in the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ for the formulation […]