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Concordia Seminary named top workplace in St. Louis

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is one of the best places to work in St. Louis, according to a recent survey of the Top Workplaces in the area. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback gained through an employee survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee […]

Concordia Seminary honored with three awards at ACP conference

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis earned three awards from the Associated Church Press (ACP) at its May 1 awards dinner in Toronto, Canada. The ACP presented the awards in recognition of the exceptional content produced for Concordia Journal and Concordia Seminary magazine in 2014. Concordia Journal, the Seminary’s quarterly theological journal, received the prestigious Award of […]

Strengthen link between faith, writing at summer workshop

Concordia Seminary will host a Faith and Writing workshop on campus July 28-30 to explore various forms of creative writing—starting a blog, creating a sermon or devotion, “traditional” forms of creative writing (story, nonfiction, drama, poetry)—and how Christian faith influences written work. Attention will be given to social media and new forms of expression, with […]

Connecting through language

The global community has never been more connected, thanks to mobile phones, tablets, and the Internet. As globalization brings people together, it’s important for ease of communications to know multiple languages. That said, Concordia Seminary students are learning there is a unique benefit to using a native language when it comes to connecting with congregations […]

Bach at the Sem New Conductor Builds on Legacy

The 2014-2015 season of Bach at the Sem is the first conducted under the baton of new music director, Dr. Maurice Boyer, only the second full-time director of Concordia Seminary’s acclaimed concert series. Boyer’s leadership builds on the rich history of choral music at the Seminary and the dedicated musicians specializing in the heritage of […]

Course in Israel brings Bible to life

Last August, a group of 17 students and two professors left Concordia Seminary for a 14-day class in Israel. At the time, there was much concern in St. Louis, and the country, about unrest in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer. In fact, the day they […]

Three pursuits for a thoughtful professor

Dr. Joel Okamoto has long been known at Concordia Seminary for his challenging questions and courses. As a professor of systematics, it is his job to teach students to explain God and Scripture in a rational, “systematic” way. But more specifically, it has become his passion to teach students to craft answers to the real […]

Dr. Mark Seifrid to join Concordia Seminary faculty

Dr. Mark Seifrid, a pre-eminent scholar of the New Testament letters of Paul, will join the faculty of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis as a professor of exegetical theology beginning with the 2015-2016 academic year. Seifrid has published major works on justification in the New Testament and a commentary on 2 Corinthians, and is currently writing […]