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Partnering to help teachers lead with the Gospel in Ethiopia

“What we are being asked to do in Ethiopia plays exactly to our strengths as a seminary.” So explains Dr. William W. Schumacher about Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s partnership with Mekane Yesus Seminary in Addis Ababa, half the world away in Ethiopia. Schumacher, professor of historical theology and director of […]

From refugee to ‘phenomenal’ ministry leader

In 1993, a 26-year-old South Sudanese Christian arrived in the United States after what he humbly calls “a very difficult time.” Losing two siblings and many relatives and friends to murder and starvation in his war-torn homeland, Matthew Both knew he must flee with his wife, Rebecca, and daughter, Leah, if his family was to […]

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 […]

Alumni to Return to Concordia Seminary

All alumni who have graduated from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in years ending in “0” or “5,” as well as the spouses and widows of those individuals, are invited to an alumni reunion June 9-11, 2015, on campus. This reunion of pastors and theology students from across decades and across the world will be rooted […]