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By Mark Seifrid In his Preface to Romans, at the beginning of his discussion of faith, Martin Luther complains that “faith is not the human notion and dream that some people call faith.” As every Christian knows, we can say the same thing today! How often do we hear those who experience struggle, disappointment or […]

Called to a lifelong adventure of learning

By Dr. Charles Arand Attendees of the Pre-Lenten Workshop listen to a presentation by Dr. Peter Nafzger “The Gospel in Seven Words” Jan. 19, 2018. Photo: Harold Rau Seminary professors and participants of the 2017 Theological Symposium visit after a session Sept. 19, 2017. Photo: Harold Rau Participants of the 2017 Multiethnic Symposium engage in […]

Call Day 2018 set for April 24

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites the public to share in the excitement of Call Day Tuesday, April 24, during two services in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on campus, 801 Seminary Place, Clayton, Mo. Concluding students will receive their pastoral and diaconal calls, and second-year students will receive their vicarage or internship assignments. Students […]

Gospel of Mark presentations scheduled in Missouri, Ohio

The dramatic presentation The Gospel of Mark will go on a tour of the Midwest this spring, with stops in Missouri and Ohio. Upcoming presentations include: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Charles, Mo. 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at St. John Lutheran Church in Dublin, Ohio 6:30 p.m. Saturday, […]

Rev. John Bush joins Seminary staff

Rev. John Bush joined Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in January as executive director of Seminary Support. In this role, Bush oversees a staff of 19 and directs fund development strategies including the major gifts and annual giving programs. Prior to joining the Seminary staff, Bush served as senior director of Donor Relations at Concordia University, Ann […]

‘Hoops for Hope’ benefits Ferguson’s Lutheran Hope Center

Concordia Seminary’s second annual “Hoops for Hope” Alumni Basketball Game raised $1,338 for the Lutheran Hope Center in Ferguson, Mo. The game, held Feb. 9, featured a matchup between the Preachers basketball team and alumni players. The game marked the end of the Preachers’ 2017-18 basketball season. A special offering was collected during the game […]

Registration opens for Multiethnic Symposium

Registration is now open for Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ annual Multiethnic Symposium, which is set for May 1-2 on campus. The symposium brings together missional leaders including pastors, congregational leaders and others from across The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). The symposium explores what it means and what it will take to become a truly multiethnic […]

Concordia Seminary to host astrophysicist March 6

How does one reconcile being a scientist and a Christian? That will be the topic of discussion atConcordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Theological History of Science lecture series with Harvard University astrophysicist Dr. Paul Edmon at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in the Presidents Room on campus. Edmon’s lecture, “The Vocation of Scientist,” will address his […]

New financial aid policy begins in 2018-19 academic year

Zero. That is the amount students pursuing pastoral and diaconal ministry certification at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis will pay for tuition beginning in the 2018-19 academic year. The Seminary’s new financial aid policy — made possible by the incredible generosity and support of Seminary donors — guarantees financial aid at least equal to the cost […]