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Registration opens for 28th Annual Theological Symposium

Registration is now open for the 28th Annual Theological Symposium, “The Just Shall Live by Faith: The Reformation Word for Life Then and Now,” set for Sept. 19-20 on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This year’s symposium will explore the term “justification” — the watchword of the Reformation. Five hundred years ago, it […]

Marrs travels to Germany with Reformation500 choir

This summer, the Seminary’s Associate Professor of Practical Theology Dr. Richard Marrs joined a group of 22 pastors and one seminarian for a musical tour of Germany. The group, called the Reformation500 choir, toured Martin Luther’s homeland in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. To see more photos from the tour, click here.

Welcome, new employees!

Rev. Scott Holder is a new admissions officer for Ministerial Recruitment and Admissions. He previously served as pastor at Oak Road Lutheran Church, Lilburn Ga. (2012-17), and at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Logan, Utah (2001-12). He received his Master of Divinity from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in 2001 and a bachelor’s degree in Food Science […]

Dear alums

Dear alums, “I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth” (1 Cor. 3:6). Summer is a bit slower and we start to think ahead. A new book on economics set me to thinking about what we can do to help reverse the decline of the American church. Since 1964, “the incomes of doctors, schoolteachers, […]

Six students receive calls

Calls to six students to serve congregations and ministries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) were recognized Thursday during chapel at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Those recognized include two Master of Divinity students: Alexander (Alec) Fisher, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Odenton, Md. Adam Carnehl, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fairmont, Minn. Two Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology […]

Interim provost, chief academic officer named

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis has named two faculty members as interim provost and chief academic officer to serve as the Seminary begins a national search to replace Provost Dr. Jeff Kloha, who will become director of Collections Operations at the Oklahoma City-based Museum of the Bible later this month. Concordia Seminary President Dr. Dale A. […]