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Helpers for the harvest

By Mia Mauss The decision to break ground was a calculated one, and there was no time to lose. It was mid-winter when the 11 men held their first organized meeting. Though the frozen earth would not be penetrable for weeks, the men were planning for the future. Many were farmers, after all, and they […]

Go and live it

In today’s digitally connected world, we are daily confronted with the plight of people around the globe and in our own backyard. Through social media, we encounter stories and photos of every kind of human suffering. The question of the hour is, “What are Christians doing to demonstrate the love of Jesus in a hurting […]

When you visit your medical doctor, you assume that he or she has spent many hours over many years studying medicine in classrooms. But you also expect that he or she has had countless medical experiences in hospitals and other medical settings, learning to apply what they learn in the classes to effectively practice medicine. […]

Three paths, one purpose

by Sarah Maney At Concordia Seminary, students’ preparation for ministry includes real-world experiences — rubber-meets-the-road types of encounters. Through vicarages, internships and field work, students go beyond the classroom. Sharing Jesus in the City of Brotherly Love The rumble of the subway underscores the beauty of the Divine Service at Logos Lutheran Church. Smack dab […]

Burreson, Hoeltke author new Bible study

Dr. Kent Burreson, professor of Systematic Theology, and Dr. Beth Hoeltke, director of the Graduate School, both at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recently published a new six-session Bible study, Death, Heaven, Resurrection and the New Creation, from Concordia Publishing House. The study helps readers understand the nature of death, as well as how to facilitate […]

Concordia Seminary faculty-led summer workshops offered nationwide

Pastors, church workers and congregation members are invited to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ Summer Workshop Series to explore contemporary topics that influence the practice of ministry and worship. Hosted by congregations across the country from May through August, and led by Seminary faculty, the 10 workshops offer an opportunity to delve deeply into topics such […]

Concordia Seminary team raises $3,500 for American Lung Association

Participating in the American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb-St. Louis at the Metropolitan Square office building in downtown St. Louis March 30, 2019, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis’ climb team raised $3,524. Twenty-five Concordia Seminary faculty, staff, students and friends tackled the 40-floor, 856-stair challenge, placing eighth among companies and 10th among all teams for […]

Concordia Seminary’s Call Day 2019 set for May 1

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis invites the public to share in the excitement of Call Day Wednesday, May 1, during two services in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on campus, 801 Seminary Place, Clayton, Mo. Concluding students will receive their first pastoral or diaconal ministry placements, and second-year students will receive their vicarage […]

Sánchez crafts a Spirit Christology in Sculptor Spirit

Dr. Leopoldo A. Sánchez, the Werner R. H. and Elizabeth R. Krause Professor of Hispanic Ministries, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recently published Sculptor Spirit: Models of Sanctification from Spirit Christology with InterVarsity Press. In his new book, Sánchez carefully crafts a Spirit Christology, which considers the role of God’s Spirit in the life and mission […]

Registration opens for fall online Greek language course

Students may now enroll in an online Greek course that will be taught during the 2019-20 academic year at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Longtime Greek instructor and Graduate Professor of Exegetical Theology Dr. James W. Voelz will teach the sessions. The course is designed to serve three groups of students: those who have completed the […]

Sixth annual The Gospel of Mark tour commences in April

Mark the Evangelist begins his Gospel account with a bang, “As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, ‘Behold, I send my messenger before your face, the voice of the of the one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord.’” Christians today can encounter Mark’s message face-to-face through presentations of Concordia Seminary’s […]

Dr. David J. Peter publishes Maximizing the Midsize Church

Dr. David J. Peter, dean of faculty, professor of Practical Theology and placement counselor at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, recently published Maximizing the Midsize Church: Effective Leadership for Fruitful Mission and Ministry with Kregel Publications. Drawing on years of research and pastoral ministry, Peter navigates the specific needs of the midsize churches — congregations with […]