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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 […]

Seminary Commencement celebrates 84 students

Some 84 students and six honorees were celebrated and recognized at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis Friday, May 19, as part of the school’s 2017 Commencement exercises. Of the 84, 53 earned the Master of Divinity degree, eight earned the Master of Arts degree, one earned the Master of Arts in Deaconess Studies and eight students […]

Dr. John Loum to lead new LCMS mission in the Gambia

Dr. John Loum, director of the Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will return to the country of his birth thanks to a new partnership between Concordia Seminary and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). Loum will lead an ongoing mission to the Gambia, a small mostly Muslim African nation on the […]

Convocation set for May 17

A convocation to talk about important matters as the current academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis draws to a close and share goals for next year is set for 4-4:30 p.m. (CDT) Wednesday, May 17, in Werner Auditorium at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The convocation, with the theme “Concordia Seminary and Congregations,” will include […]