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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. […]

Provost Dr. Jeff Kloha to leave Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis announced today that Dr. Jeff Kloha, provost and professor of exegetical theology, has accepted a position as director of Collections Operations at Museum of the Bible effective late July 2017. In his new position, Kloha will oversee the staff, operations and exhibits for the largest private collection of biblical manuscripts and […]

Documentary highlights Reformation’s impact on today’s world

Martin Luther triggered the Reformation on Oct. 31, 1517, with the posting of his 95 Theses on the Castle Church doors in Wittenberg, Germany. Now, 500 years later, that momentous event that ignited the West continues to have a great effect on our lives and our world, stretching from the church and beyond. In celebration […]

Hymn competition winners announced

Three Concordia Seminary students wrote winning hymns in this year’s Pamela Anne Prevallet Memorial Fund Annual Hymn Competition. The competition was created in June 2000 by Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Prevallet in remembrance of their daughter. The contest seeks to encourage the development of hymn writers for the church who will serve present and […]

Summer Lay Bible Institute set for Aug. 5

We are living in a scientific age and our theology should be adequate to deal with the assumptions, methods and findings of modern science. Pastors, church leaders and lay people alike are invited to attend the Summer Lay Bible Institute “What Christians in a Scientific Age Should Know About Theology” from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, […]

Registration opens for online Greek language course

Students who seek to gain proficiency in the biblical languages may now enroll in an online Greek course that will be taught during the 2017-18 academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This is the third year that this course will be offered, with Dr. James W. Voelz, longtime Greek instructor and graduate professor of […]

Faith and Writing Workshop to be held in July

Explore the various forms of creative writing – starting a blog, creating a sermon or devotion, story, nonfiction, drama, poetry – and everything in between at the Faith and Writing Workshop set for July 25-27 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The workshop will focus on what it means to create and communicate as a person […]

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 […]