Workshop Series

The Prof Insights: Faculty-Led Workshop Series offers three days of 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 travel the United States to share their expertise with pastors, church workers and laypeople during workshops hosted by local churches.

Formerly known as the Summer Workshop Series, the 2020 workshops cover topics ranging from Amos to the Apocalypse, Pre-Constantinian theology to post-denominational challenges, the psalms to 1 Peter. Browse the list below to find and register for workshops near you.

Registration

Cost: $140 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.

2020 Workshops

Date/Location Presenter Presentation
June 1-3, 2020
Salina, KS
Dr. David J. Peter Decoding the Apocalypse: Study of the Book of Revelation
June 15-17, 2020
Milford, IA
Dr. Reed Lessing Amos: Restore the Roar
June 15-17, 2020
Mentor, OH
Dr. Timothy Saleska Influenced by a Cloud of Witnesses: Reading the Psalms for Spiritual Strength
June 22-24, 2020
Dearborn, MI
Dr. Abjar Bahkou Muslims and the Gospel, from Challenges to Opportunities: Getting to Know Our Muslim Friends
June 29-July 1, 2020
Green Bay, WI
Dr. Kent Burreson
Dr. Beth Hoeltke
From Baptism to Burial: Death, Life and the New Creation
June 29-July 1
Holt, MI
Dr. Joel Okamoto Being Lutheran in a Post-Denominational Situation
July 6-8, 2020
Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Benjamin Haupt Confessing Christ and Living His Mission: Pre-Constantinian Theology and Practice for Our Post-Constantinian World
July 6-8, 2020
Seymour, IN
Dr. Erik Herrmann Reforming Christian Devotion
July 20-22, 2020
Sun City West, AZ
Dr. Dale A. Meyer Studies in 1 Peter: The Importance of Your Congregation to People in Today’s Culture
July 21-22, 2020
West Henrietta, NY
Dr. Paul Robinson Luther on the Church
July 27-29, 2020
Midland, TX
Dr. Abjar Bahkou Muslims and the Gospel, from Challenges to Opportunities: Getting to Know Our Muslim Friends
July 27-29, 2020
Tampa, FL
Dr. Dale A. Meyer Studies in 1 Peter: The Importance of Your Congregation to People in Today’s Culture
August 3-5, 2020
Humboldt, KS
Dr. Kent Burreson
Dr. Beth Hoeltke
From Baptism to Burial: Death, Life and the New Creation
August 3-5, 2020
Plymouth, MN
Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs The Jesus No One Expected, the Jesus Everyone Needs: Studies in the Gospel According to Matthew
August 3-5, 2020
West Fargo, ND
Dr. Erik Herrmann Reforming Christian Devotion
August 4-6, 2020
Hurst, TX
Dr. Abjar Bahkou Muslims and the Gospel, from Challenges to Opportunities: Getting to Know Our Muslim Friends
August 6-8, 2020
Grand Junction, CO
Dr. Richard Marrs Making Christian Counseling More Christ Centered
August 10-12, 2020
Ashburn, VA
Dr. Thomas Egger The Book of Exodus as Story and Gospel
August 10-12, 2020
Springfield, MO
Dr. Benjamin Haupt Confessing Christ and Living His Mission: Pre-Constantinian Theology and Practice for Our Post-Constantinian World
August 10-12, 2020
Hays, KS
Dr. Reed Lessing Zechariah: Thy Kingdom Come
August 17-19, 2020
Cary, NC
Dr. Abjar Bahkou Muslims and the Gospel, from Challenges to Opportunities: Getting to Know Our Muslim Friends

June 1-3, 2020
Salina, KS
Dr. David J. Peter
Decoding the Apocalypse: Study of the Book of Revelation


June 15-17, 2020
Milford, IA
Dr. Reed Lessing
Amos: Restore the Roar


June 15-17, 2020
Mentor, OH
Dr. Timothy Saleska
Influenced by a Cloud of Witnesses: Reading the Psalms for Spiritual Strength


June 22-24, 2020
Dearborn, MI
Dr. Abjar Bahkou
Muslims and the Gospel, from Challenges to Opportunities: Getting to Know Our Muslim Friends


June 29-July 1, 2020
Green Bay, WI
Dr. Kent Burreson and Dr. Beth Hoeltke
From Baptism to Burial: Death, Life and the New Creation


June 29-July 1
Holt, MI
Dr. Joel Okamoto
Being Lutheran in a Post-Denominational Situation


July 6-8, 2020
Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Benjamin Haupt
Confessing Christ and Living His Mission: Pre-Constantinian Theology and Practice for Our Post-Constantinian World


July 6-8, 2020
Seymour, IN
Dr. Erik Herrmann
Reforming Christian Devotion


July 20-22, 2020
Sun City West, AZ
Dr. Dale A. Meyer

Studies in 1 Peter: The Importance of Your Congregation to People in Today’s Culture


July 21-22, 2020
West Henrietta, NY
Dr. Paul Robinson
Luther on the Church


July 27-29, 2020
Midland, TX
Dr. Abjar Bahkou
Muslims and the Gospel, from Challenges to Opportunities: Getting to Know Our Muslim Friends


July 27-29, 2020
Tampa, FL
Dr. Dale A. Meyer
Studies in 1 Peter: The Importance of Your Congregation to People in Today’s Culture


August 3-5, 2020
Humboldt, KS
Dr. Kent Burreson and Dr. Beth Hoeltke
From Baptism to Burial: Death, Life and the New Creation


August 3-5, 2020
Plymouth, MN
Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs
The Jesus No One Expected, the Jesus Everyone Needs: Studies in the Gospel According to Matthew


August 3-5, 2020
West Fargo, ND
Dr. Erik Herrmann
Reforming Christian Devotion


August 4-6, 2020
Hurst, TX
Dr. Abjar Bahkou
Muslims and the Gospel, from Challenges to Opportunities: Getting to Know Our Muslim Friends


August 6-8, 2020
Grand Junction, CO
Dr. Richard Marrs
Making Christian Counseling More Christ Centered


August 10-12, 2020
Ashburn, VA
Dr. Thomas Egger
The Book of Exodus as Story and Gospel


August 10-12, 2020
Springfield, MO
Dr. Benjamin Haupt
Confessing Christ and Living His Mission: Pre-Constantinian Theology and Practice for Our Post-Constantinian World


August 10-12, 2020
Hays, KS
Dr. Reed Lessing
Zechariah: Thy Kingdom Come


August 17-19, 2020
Cary, NC
Dr. Abjar Bahkou
Muslims and the Gospel, from Challenges to Opportunities: Getting to Know Our Muslim Friends


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