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Summer Workshops: opportunities to hone theological edges

By Kim Plummer Krull While Dr. Ralph Blomenberg appreciates that Concordia Seminary gave him an excellent theological education to begin his pastoral ministry, he also appreciates that he graduated in 1981. As the changing world continually presents new ministry challenges, the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Seymour, Ind., pastor recognizes the need to continually “hone the edges” […]

Faculty Focus: From student to professor

By Travis Scholl For Professor Peter Nafzger, joining the faculty of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in 2016 was like coming home in more ways than one. Not only did Professor Nafzger complete both his ministerial training and doctoral work at the Seminary (M.Div. 2004, Ph.D. 2009), but he was born, baptized, raised, educated and confirmed […]

Called to a lifelong adventure of learning

By Dr. Charles Arand The milestone 500th anniversary of the Reformation has just passed, but it provided a wonderful opportunity to give thanks to God for the theological treasures we have inherited. This special time of commemoration and reflection highlighted anew that Jesus is the foundation of our faith; the church stands and falls on […]

Q&A: Rev. Ted Doering (’14)

By Travis Scholl Since Pastor Ted Doering graduated from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in 2014, he and his wife, Chelsey, have been very busy people. Ted was called to Faith Lutheran Church in Georgetown, Texas, a suburb of Austin, as a church planter, not far from his hometown of Houston. He has planted Narrative Church […]

Finding future pastors, deaconesses

By Kendra Whittle If there’s one thing Rev. Scott Holder and Rev. Jaime Nava believe in, it’s that there are future pastors and deaconesses out there, ready and willing to serve. But these prospective students at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis need to be identified and encouraged. Holder and Nava say that’s their job, but they […]