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Meet our Student Recruitment Ambassadors

by Melanie Ave This year, Concordia Seminary created new part-time positions to aid the Seminary in recruiting students throughout the country. These Student Recruitment Ambassadors (SRAs) aim to build relationships with prospective students near where they live and work, and help them discern whether ministry and Concordia Seminary should be part of their future. Rev. […]

Sharing the wisdom of the Old Testament today

Dr. Thomas Egger, the Gustav and Sophie Butterbach Professor of Exegetical Theology, addresses the LCMS National Convention in Tampa in July 2019. Photo: Courtesy LCMS/Frank Kohn by Travis Scholl In the past year, Professor Thomas Egger finished his Ph.D., was installed as the Gustav and Sophie Butterbach Professor of Exegetical Theology and was appointed as […]

Campus Life during the pandemic

by Rebekah Lukas “Campus life.” For many in the Concordia Seminary campus community, this phrase is evocative of Student Association annual events like Oktoberfest or Springfest, the Seminary Women’s Association’s field day or the women’s retreat, campus activities such as intramurals and the annual Laudamus choir tours. What happened at Concordia Seminary … a place […]

Rachel and Daniel Heitshusen photo

Bound to serve

Married seminarians Rachel and Daniel Heitshusen hold hands in the Main Quadrangle on campus this fall. Photo: Jill Gray by Sarah Maney Rachel and Daniel Heitshusen’s story is one that is filled with the faithfulness of parents, pastors and teachers. It’s a story that began with Baptism — Rachel before she was 1 month old; […]

Sharing God’s free gift of grace

Teklu Ketema eagerly awaits the announcement of his vicarage in 2018. Photo: Sid Hastings by Sarah Maney Some call the highlands of Ethiopia the cradle of civilization. Teklu Ketema, a Concordia Seminary Master of Divinity (M.Div.) ’20 graduate, calls it his first home. Deep within its rugged mass of mountains, Teklu, the son of hard-working […]

The Meyer Years

When Dr. Dale A. Meyer accepted the call to serve as the 10th president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis during Commencement May 20, 2005, he cited Psalm 115:1: “Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for Thy truth’s sake.” His announcement was met with […]