Written by the Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, the paper notes the lifelong character of pastoral formation:
The stories in the Winter 2021 issue of Lutherans Engage the World come from across the globe, spanning cultures, ages and experiences.
The February issue urges readers to return to the Word of God, especially at home.
Funds for the grants came from the Soldiers of the Cross—Amplified program.
The online resource provides interactive programming so that individuals, families and groups can “learn, sing, eat and pray with missionaries and local church members” around the world without ever leaving home.
Beginning in Fall 2021, full-time students at Concordia University, St. Paul (CSP), St. Paul, Minn., who pursue a course of study leading to a degree in church work will pay no more than $6,000 in tuition each academic year.
On Feb. 16, the seminary announced that it has received a 10-year renewal of its accreditation from the Association of Theological Schools and the Higher Learning Commission.
The challenges of COVID-19 have not slowed the steady stream of new pastoral candidates flowing from Concordia the Reformer Seminary in Palmar Arriba, Dominican Republic.
Updates from LCMS colleges, universities and seminaries.
The measure was approved by over 90%, with more than 60% of the Synod’s congregations participating in the vote.
Dr. Carl Flentge Schalk, composer and retired professor of church music at Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., died on Jan. 24 at the age of 91.
On Jan. 29, several LCMS leaders joined approximately 100 pro-life leaders from across the country in a mostly virtual, livestreamed March for Life.
The Rev. Dr. Thomas J. Egger, Gustav and Sophie Butterbach Professor of Exegetical Theology and chairman of the Department of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (CSL), has been called to serve as the 11th president in CSL’s 182-year history.
The deadline to apply for a grant is April 5.
Dr. Bernard D. Bull, who currently serves as president of Goddard College in Plainfield, Vt., will begin his tenure at CUNE in August.
The Rev. John Arthur Moldstad Jr., president of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, died in Madison Lake, Minn., on Jan. 29.