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A Profile of the New Students at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

The 1998-99 academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis began with a total of 108 new students. This number represents a 15% increase over the number of new students in the previous year. Of the 108 new students, 88 are enrolled in the Master of Divinity degree program, 18 are enrolled in the Alternate Route […]

New Testament Greek Video Series…What A Help!

The study of the Biblical languages is essential for one who will serve as both a pastor and a theologian for God’s people. At the same time, it is the study of the Biblical languages which causes anxiety in many prospective seminary students. In order to address this concern, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has available […]

Rev. David Peter Accepts Call to Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary is pleased to announce that Rev. David Peter has accepted the call extended to him to serve as Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, Placement Counselor and Assistant Professor of Practical Theology. Rev. Peter comes to Concordia Seminary from Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Peoria, Ill., where he is serving as Senior […]

Three New Faculty Members Installed

At the opening service marking the beginning of the 160th academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, three new professors were installed. They are: Rev. Dr. Joel P. Okamoto – installed as instructor in systematic theology. Since 1996, he served as assistant pastor of Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in St. Louis. He received the B.S. […]

Concordia Seminary Begins 160th Academic Year

On Sunday, September 6, at 4:00 p.m., the beginning of the 160th academic year at Concordia Seminary was marked with a special worship service on the Seminary campus. The Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus was filled as Dr. John F. Johnson, President of Concordia Seminary, officially opened the new academic year. During the […]

Rev. Michael Redeker Begins Service as Admission Counselor

The Office of Admission and Ministerial Recruitment at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is pleased to announce the addition of Rev. Michael Redeker in the position of Admission Counselor. Rev. Redeker began his new responsibilities on August 25. In this position, he will assist the Seminary and the church in the effort to identify, inform, and […]