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.
“The Pastor’s Life of Prayer” is the newest resource from Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, or PALS.
Lutheran Senior Services and LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry are teaming up to provide the full-credit program online for the first time in the LCMS.
“Let’s Talk! The Pastor Is In” debuted March 3 on Worldwide KFUO to answer listeners’ questions.
The new resource — one of three for 2017 — is designed to help pastors work together to improve their preaching.
God doesn’t break His vows – even if the pastor is a bore and worship is boring.
There is a reason the church gathers as a body, face to face side by side by side one another in the same building. We are created as flesh and blood people. We are not digital ghosts who transmit data. We are men and women who eat and cry and hurt and laugh.
We hear from our pastor that we are sinners. Our sin is real and it’s a problem, and without repentance and forgiveness our situation will get worse. Being the messenger with that memo isn’t easy.
Thirty-one PALS facilitators (18 pastors and 13 wives) take part in an Aug. 4-5 training conference in St. Louis.
Congregations and their pastors have until April 15 to apply for sabbatical grants of up to $50,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc.
“Lutheran Pastoral Care in Pluralistic Contexts,” for those involved in specialized pastoral ministries, is planned for Oct. 28-30 in St. Louis.