Prof Insights: Faculty-Led Workshop Series
The Prof Insights: Faculty-Led Workshop Series offers in-depth study on contemporary topics that influence the practice of ministry and worship. Bringing the Seminary to you, members of Concordia Seminary’s faculty and other scholars host workshops in person at various locations nationwide and live online to share their expertise with pastors, church workers and laypeople.
Formerly known as the Summer Workshop Series, the 2021 workshops cover topics including the Old Testament, Christian witness, Baptism, burial and the early church, among many others. Browse the list below to find and register for workshops.
Cost: $100 for each three-day workshop unless otherwise noted, which includes Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits for pastors
Deadline: 14 days prior to the beginning of each workshop
To register for each three-day workshop, click on the presentation title.
Aug. 3-5, 2021 Online
Rev. Timothy Droegemueller Pastor at Living Faith Lutheran Church, Cumming, Ga.
Dr. Scott Bruzek Senior Pastor at St. John Lutheran Church, Wheaton, Ill.
Dr. Dien Ashley Taylor Pastor at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, The Bronx, N.Y.
Rev. Danny Eggold Pastor at Grace Lutheran Church, Lafayette, Ind.
Pastors and congregational leaders in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) face new missional challenges in our “post-Christian” context. This workshop will introduce participants to a model of adult faith formation and discipleship with roots in the catechumenal practices of the early church.Learn More
Dr. Glenn Fluegge
Grounding our Mission in God's Mission: A Theology of Mission for Today's Increasingly Multicultural and Unchurched Society*
Dr. W. Mart Thompson
Dr. Timothy Dost
The Anabaptists and Radical Reformations in the Reformation*
Dr. Joshua Hollmann
Dr. Robert Kolb
Dr. W. Mart Thompson
Dr. Joel Elowsky
An Introduction to the Early Church*
Dr. Benjamin Haupt
Confessing Christ and Living His Mission: Pre-Constantinian Theology and Practice for Our Post-Constantinian World*
Dr. James Marriott
Worship, Culture, Inculturation*
Dr. Chad Lakies
Dr. Dale A. Meyer
Dr. David Coe
Dr. Joel Biermann
Dr. Reed Lessing
Dr. Mark Koschmann
Dr. James W. Voelz
Additional Continuing Education Opportunities
Faith and Film Festival
The annual Faith and Film Festival provides an opportunity for those interested in film and theology to ponder Christian themes in contemporary cinema and develop eyes to see film in new ways.
Faith and Writing Workshop
Concordia Seminary’s “Faith and Writing” workshop explores various forms of creative writing — starting a blog, creating a sermon or devotion, “traditional” forms of creative writing (story, nonfiction, drama, poetry) — and everything in between.
Lay Bible Institute
Calling lay people, students involved in homiletical education, pastors and others interested in the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world: the Lay Bible Institute is for you!
The Seminary’s annual Multiethnic Symposium brings together Lutherans and mission leaders of various ethnicities from across the country for workshops, discussions and worship.
The Pre-Lenten Workshop includes sermon manuscripts, textual notes, orders of service for midweek services and also suggestions for the Sundays of Lent to help pastors in developing their own worship resources.
Parish pastors, LCMS district and Synod officials, Seminary and Concordia University students and faculty, and interested laypersons attend each year to delve into some of the most pressing issues of our time. One CEU is available for attending the Symposium.