A sermon of Martin Luther from April 6, 1541, is translated by LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison.
The module is taught by the Rev. Peter Bender, senior pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in Sussex, Wis.
The module features the Rev. Dr. Gregory P. Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C., and speaker emeritus of “The Lutheran Hour.”
The module encourages experienced preachers to “dig further … to proclaim Law and Gospel effectively in specific ways that flow from the biblical text.”
The module offers both written and video resources and encourages pastors to spend time together in discussion and practice.
The Jan. 15–18 Symposia Series presented by Concordia Theological Seminary will discuss “Themes in the Gospel of John” and “The Meaning of Biblical Authority.”
The sixth module of the Synod’s ongoing program for fostering excellence in preaching is taught by the Rev. Dr. David H. Petersen.
The new resource — one of three for 2017 — is designed to help pastors work together to improve their preaching.
Team discusses “Preach the Word” curriculum for LCMS pastors who seek to hone their preaching abilities.