Lay Bible Institute

The Lay Bible Institute, offered three times a year by Seminary faculty members, is an ongoing study of the Bible and how it relates to today's life and events.

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sieck Hall 202
Registration: $20
Registration deadline: Jan. 31, 2022

Presenter:

President Emeritus Dr. Dale A. Meyer

Traditional and true Lutheran emphases get a fresh look for congregational ministry in today’s changed and challenging culture. Topics from 1 Peter include unmasking the influences of public culture upon church life, faith and good works, truth and emotions, the fear of God and whether or not “forgiveness” communicates.

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sieck Hall 202
Registration: $20
Registration deadline: July 22, 2022

Dr. Kevin Golden

Presenter:

Dr. Kevin Golden

Hosea was given the unenviable calling to marry a prostitute. Were that not enough, the LORD gives Hosea’s children such harsh names as No-Mercy and Not-My-People. In Hosea’s marriage and family, Israel was confronted with its infidelity to the LORD. Yet the LORD remains faithful, redeeming His bride and renaming His children to be Mercy and My-People. The LORD continues to do the same today. Come, learn, and rejoice in the LORD who is unrelenting in pursuing us.

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10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sieck Hall 202
Registration: $20
Registration deadline: Sept. 23, 2022

Presenter:

Dr. David Maxwell

The Bible has been around for over two thousand years, and not all people have read it the same way. This course explores how the church read the Bible in the first 500 years of the church's history. By entering into the mindset of Christians in a very different time and place from our own, we can gain fresh eyes for our own reading of Scripture.

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Reminder: Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19, even those who are vaccinated, should avoid coming to campus, and are encouraged to get tested as soon as possible. Face masks are required for all indoor sessions, regardless of vaccination status. For more information, please contact Dr. Julie J. Gary, health and wellness coordinator, at garyj@csl.edu.

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