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The Standards Of Preaching, David Peter Oct 1997

The Standards Of Preaching, David Peter

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 15, 1997.

Dr. Peter states that good, Gospel-centered preaching is clear, accurate, relevant, practical and evangelical. The sermon should answer for the hearers, "what?", "from what?", "so what?", "now what?" and "why?".


Modern Thinking On The Trinity And The Eucharistic Prayer, Bryan Spinks Oct 1996

Modern Thinking On The Trinity And The Eucharistic Prayer, Bryan Spinks

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 30, 1996.


15 Things Which Surprised Me In Parish Ministry, Stewart Schulz Oct 1996

15 Things Which Surprised Me In Parish Ministry, Stewart Schulz

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 23, 1996.

Rev. Schulz gives a personal account of 18 years of ministry.


The Theology And Practice Of Church-State Relations, David Adams Oct 1996

The Theology And Practice Of Church-State Relations, David Adams

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 9, 1996.

Dr. Adams discusses relations of church & state, especially the role of a Christian in the country and the role of political stances in the church.


Connecting Archaeology And The Holy Scriptures, Rudolph Dornemann Apr 1996

Connecting Archaeology And The Holy Scriptures, Rudolph Dornemann

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on April 17, 1996.

Speaks of the connection of archaeology to the framework of the Bible.


Weeding Your Field Of Dreams, William Diekelman Apr 1996

Weeding Your Field Of Dreams, William Diekelman

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on April 3, 1996.

Discusses and addresses aspects of pastoral ministry, such as accountability and responsibility, various perceptions of parish ministry, and other practical issues facing pastors today.


Catch The Age Wave, Walter Schoedel Feb 1996

Catch The Age Wave, Walter Schoedel

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on February 14, 1996.

Explains how misconceptions concerning older adults can be overcome through education so that a church can address the needs of an elderly population.


Ecumenism : An Archbishop's Perspective, Justin Rigali Feb 1996

Ecumenism : An Archbishop's Perspective, Justin Rigali

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on February 7, 1996.

Conveys the desire of Rome to find through dialogue a unity of truth within the Christian church as the coming millenium approaches.


The God Who Repents, David Freedman Nov 1995

The God Who Repents, David Freedman

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on November 15, 1995.

Explains that a proper understanding of God is to view Him as a God who repents in response to the faithfulness of His people.


High Integrity Ministry In An Insane World, John Messmann Oct 1995

High Integrity Ministry In An Insane World, John Messmann

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 18, 1995.

Provides a non-traditional outlook of ministry in light of the view that there are no longer any "absolutes" in the world.


The End Of The Law In The Lutheran Confessions, James Nestingen Oct 1995

The End Of The Law In The Lutheran Confessions, James Nestingen

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 4, 1995.

Addresses the question, "Does the third use of the law exist as a separate category, or is it encompassed in the first use?"


Guideposts For Appropriate Music In Worship Of God, Robert Bergt Sep 1995

Guideposts For Appropriate Music In Worship Of God, Robert Bergt

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on September 20, 1995.

Gives guidelines for determining the appropriateness of texts and tunes for use in the sacramental worship of God.


Deaconesses, The Church, And You, Kristin Wassilak, Sara Nordling Apr 1995

Deaconesses, The Church, And You, Kristin Wassilak, Sara Nordling

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on April 19, 1995.


The Call Of Jesus Christ, George Wollenburg Mar 1995

The Call Of Jesus Christ, George Wollenburg

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on March 8, 1995.


Galatians, Linguistics, And Modern Hermeneutics, Moises Silva Nov 1994

Galatians, Linguistics, And Modern Hermeneutics, Moises Silva

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on November 2, 1994.


Dynamics Of Multiple Staff Ministry, Mark Degner Oct 1994

Dynamics Of Multiple Staff Ministry, Mark Degner

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 19, 1994.


To What Are We Calling Our People?, Elizabeth Achtemeier Oct 1994

To What Are We Calling Our People?, Elizabeth Achtemeier

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 5, 1994.


Luther: Uncut And Uncensored, Clifford Frederich May 1994

Luther: Uncut And Uncensored, Clifford Frederich

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on May 11, 1994.


Presentation On Laborers For Christ, Curt Connolly Apr 1994

Presentation On Laborers For Christ, Curt Connolly

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on April 20, 1994.

The national counselor to Laborers for Christ explains who they are, what they do, and how it gets done.


Curriculum Review Forum, Andrew Bartelt Apr 1994

Curriculum Review Forum, Andrew Bartelt

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on April 13, 1994.

Students give input for the design of the curriculum.


Liturgy And Culture, Bryan Spinks Apr 1994

Liturgy And Culture, Bryan Spinks

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on April 6, 1994.

Defines liturgy and culture. Discusses the effect of western liturgical forms upon non-western cultures.


Ministry To The Homosexual, Rodel Eberle Feb 1994

Ministry To The Homosexual, Rodel Eberle

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on February 9, 1994.

Presents "The Key's Ministry," which seeks to help individuals who are struggling with homosexuality or lesbianism and want to get out. It also offers help to family members and friends who are affected by someone else's struggle.


Council Of Lutheran Ministries, Un Known Jan 1994

Council Of Lutheran Ministries, Un Known

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on January 12, 1994.


Elca Sex Statement, Robert Benne Jan 1994

Elca Sex Statement, Robert Benne

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on January 5, 1994.

Discusses the effect of the statement on the leadership and churches of the denomination. Argues that the statement has two major flaws: overemphasizes controversial issues and underemphasizes the Christian family.


Naming God In The Contemporary World, David Tracy Nov 1993

Naming God In The Contemporary World, David Tracy

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on November 3, 1993.

Presents thoughts on the naming of God in a post-modern society.


Church Membership Initiative, Alan Klaas Oct 1993

Church Membership Initiative, Alan Klaas

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 27, 1993.


The Burden Of Being Right, Carl Fickenscher Oct 1993

The Burden Of Being Right, Carl Fickenscher

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on October 13, 1993.

The burden of being right means standing up for what our church believes, teaches, and confesses. Being right is a burden because we are not always right.


Counseling And Personal Growth, Gary Schaper, Joseph Barbour Sep 1993

Counseling And Personal Growth, Gary Schaper, Joseph Barbour

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on September 15, 1993.

Discusses the counseling services available to students and their families and overviews the program of personal growth.


History And Development Of The Ministry Of The Ongoing Ambassadors For Christ, Erwin Ruhlig Apr 1993

History And Development Of The Ministry Of The Ongoing Ambassadors For Christ, Erwin Ruhlig

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on April 7, 1993.

Overviews this organization and its role in evangelism within the local congregation through its training of the youth of the congregation.


Outreach U.S.A : The United States As A World Mission Field, Darwin Karsten Mar 1993

Outreach U.S.A : The United States As A World Mission Field, Darwin Karsten

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on March 31, 1993.

Proposes that the church shift its paradigm from a program- based institution to a relationship-based community. With this focus, church workers and indigenous lay people would be trained to meet the specific needs of people in various cultural contexts.