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New book released on Martin Luther’s writings by St. Louis scholar

A new book aimed at deepening understanding of the Book of Concord is now available from one of the most respected Reformation scholars of our time. The Way of Concord: From Historic Text to Contemporary Witness by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Professor Emeritus Dr. Robert Kolb is now available through Concordia Seminary Press, the publishing […]

Seminary Board of Regents approve budget, begin new planning process

Members of the Board of Regents of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, gathering on campus for Commencement activities, had productive meetings May 18-19 as they approved the Seminary’s budget, advanced two professors, thanked campaign leaders and embarked on a new strategic planning process. The discussions and actions had a positive look to the future. Noting a […]

Concordia Seminary communications, publications receives 10 awards

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis recently received a total of 10 awards from the Associated Church Press and the Evangelical Press Association during the organizations’ respective conventions and award ceremonies. The ACP, the nation’s oldest interdenominational religious press association, presented its awards April 28 in Chicago. The awards were given in recognition of exceptional content produced […]

Seminary Commencement celebrates 84 students

Some 84 students and six honorees were celebrated and recognized at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Friday, May 19, as part of the school’s 2017 Commencement exercises. Of the 84, 53 earned the Master of Divinity degree, eight earned the Master of Arts degree, one earned the Master of Arts in Deaconess Studies and eight students […]

Dr. John Loum to lead new LCMS mission in the Gambia

Dr. John Loum, director of the Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will return to the country of his birth thanks to a new partnership between Concordia Seminary and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). Loum will lead an ongoing mission to the Gambia, a small mostly Muslim African nation on the […]

Convocation set for May 17

A convocation to talk about important matters as the current academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis draws to a close and share goals for next year is set for 4-4:30 p.m. (CDT) Wednesday, May 17, in Werner Auditorium at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The convocation, with the theme “Concordia Seminary and Congregations,” will include […]

Concordia Seminary to celebrate faculty authors

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will honor faculty members who have recently written or contributed to published books at its annual faculty author reception May 16 co-hosted by Concordia Publishing House. “The first two decades of this century may be well remembered as the halcyon days for faculty publishing at Concordia Seminary, and this year is […]

Dear alums

Dear alums, The final days of the final quarter! After Commencement on May 19, life will slow down a little, but it won’t be long before August comes with the first semester of the revised residential curriculum. We invite you to join us by live stream for a convocation from 4-4:30 p.m. (CDT) Wednesday, May […]

Sem ambassador in the parish

Rev. Eric Ekong’s parish in Jackson, Mich., is about 480 miles away from the Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Despite the miles, he continues to find ways to be connected to his theological alma mater. A 2013 graduate, Ekong has been back on campus as a guest preacher, serving at the 2016 Multiethnic Symposium. His church […]

Dr. Loum embarks on mission opportunity

Dr. John Loum, director of Concordia Seminary’s Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology, will return to the country of his birth thanks to a new partnership between the Seminary and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Office of International Mission. Loum will lead an ongoing mission to the Gambia, a small African nation on the northwest side […]

Stair Climb Team places third at Fight for Air Climb

Congratulations to the Concordia Seminary Stair Climb team! The team placed third in the Fight for Air Climb at Metropolitan Square in St. Louis April 1, 2017. The three fastest climbers on the team were Ahren Reiter (5:03), Jared Townley (6:10) and David Edwards (6:18), and Audrey Schaffer won her age category! Captain Dr. Richard […]