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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.


Existentialism And Its Role In Deconstructionist Thought, Gene Veith Mar 1993

Existentialism And Its Role In Deconstructionist Thought, Gene Veith

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on March 17, 1993.

Discusses the rise of fascism as the first existential community and as the beginning of the repudiation of the Judeo-Christian foundation in the West.


Post-Modern Evangelical Spirituality, Thomas Oden Mar 1993

Post-Modern Evangelical Spirituality, Thomas Oden

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on March 10, 1993.

Compares pre-modern and post-modern spirituality and how spirituality is reflected in contemporary evangelical ecumenism and post-modern liberal deconstructionist thought.


Lutheran Hour Ministries--Opening Doors, Eric Van Scyoc Feb 1993

Lutheran Hour Ministries--Opening Doors, Eric Van Scyoc

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on February 17, 1993.

Presents the "who we are" and "what we do" of the Lutheran Hour Ministries.


Homosexuality: Theological, Biological, Psychological, William Kirwain Jan 1993

Homosexuality: Theological, Biological, Psychological, William Kirwain

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

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

Presents the theological basis for our beliefs on homosexuality, then discusses the biological and psychological aspects.


Profiles Of Ministry, Gary Schaper, David Smith, Leroy Vogel Jan 1993

Profiles Of Ministry, Gary Schaper, David Smith, Leroy Vogel

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on January 6, 1993.

Describes the Profiles of Ministry test and explains its use here at Concordia Seminary.


The Gospel Of Repentance, James Nestingen Dec 1992

The Gospel Of Repentance, James Nestingen

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis, Mo.) on December 2, 1992.

Juxtaposes law and gospel in their respective roles in repentance, using the Apology to the Augsburg Confession and Luther's writings on antinomianism.


Thanatos Theology: Pastoral Care To Saints Who Die, John Zeile Nov 1992

Thanatos Theology: Pastoral Care To Saints Who Die, John Zeile

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on November 4, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Shares experiences from his pastoral ministry to the loved ones of those who have died as believers, from suicide, in sudden accidents, and as unbelievers.


From Here To Eternity: Mobilizing God's People For Mission, John Mueller Oct 1992

From Here To Eternity: Mobilizing God's People For Mission, John Mueller

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on October 21, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Outlines God's universal plan for salvation and the opportunity to be a part of that plan either here or abroad in a cross-cultural ministry. Discusses qualifications and the vicarage and candidate placement process.


Rural Ministry, Eldor Meyer Oct 1992

Rural Ministry, Eldor Meyer

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on October 11, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Presents the opportunities, challenges, expectations, and needs of rural ministry. Redefines church as "ministry service center."


The Journey Of The Word Of God: A Reading Of The Plot Of The Fourth Gospel, Fernando Sergovia Oct 1992

The Journey Of The Word Of God: A Reading Of The Plot Of The Fourth Gospel, Fernando Sergovia

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on October 7, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Discusses his forthcoming commentary on the Gospel of John, in which he presents a structural outline based upon the journey(s) of the Word.


Medical Ethics : Advance Directives In Medical Care, Gilbert Meilaender Sep 1992

Medical Ethics : Advance Directives In Medical Care, Gilbert Meilaender

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on September 23, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Discusses advance directives, such as living wills and durable power of attorney. Expresses his opinion that these directives are inappropriate and that families should be burdened with end of life questions.


Certification And Counseling Process, Joseph Barbour, David Smith Sep 1992

Certification And Counseling Process, Joseph Barbour, David Smith

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on September 9, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Overviews the counseling services available to seminarians and their families and the relationship of the use of these services to certification for the Office of the Holy Ministry.


The Certification And Counseling Process, David Smith, Joseph Barbour Apr 1992

The Certification And Counseling Process, David Smith, Joseph Barbour

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Fireside chat recorded on April 22, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Includes a discussion of the confidentiality of campus counseling.


Academic Review Committee, David Schmiel Apr 1992

Academic Review Committee, David Schmiel

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on April 8, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Question and answer session for students on the progress of the committee.


District President In Residence Address, David Buegler Mar 1992

District President In Residence Address, David Buegler

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on March 18, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

The church today is facing real challenges and changes. Argues that our church should be a confessional movement, providing confessional alternatives in the face of change.


Effective Minority Ministry In The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod, Richard Dickinson Mar 1992

Effective Minority Ministry In The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod, Richard Dickinson

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on March 11, 1992, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.


Bonhoeffer And Kristallnacht, Eberhard Bethge Nov 1991

Bonhoeffer And Kristallnacht, Eberhard Bethge

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Reflections recorded on November 9, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Bethge details Bonhoeffer's reaction to the events of Kristallnacht ("Night of Crystal"), November 9, 1938.


Deaf Ministry, Rodney Rynearson Oct 1991

Deaf Ministry, Rodney Rynearson

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on October 23, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.


Henry Viii : Defender Of The Faith?, Peter Brooks Oct 1991

Henry Viii : Defender Of The Faith?, Peter Brooks

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on October 17, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Explores the historical and religious dimensions of Henry's reign. Explains and examines the faith defended by Henry. Presents Luther's thoughts of Henry. Discusses the "Articles of Faith."


Mary As An Ecumenical Issue, Henry Chadwick Sep 1991

Mary As An Ecumenical Issue, Henry Chadwick

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on September 27, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Discusses Mary in light of the history of Roman Catholicism, the Council of Trent, Luther's writings, and the church today.


Re-Reading The Confessions Of St. Augustine, Henry Chadwick Sep 1991

Re-Reading The Confessions Of St. Augustine, Henry Chadwick

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Lecture recorded on September 26, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.


Pastor In Residence Address, Ralph Blomenberg Sep 1991

Pastor In Residence Address, Ralph Blomenberg

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on September 25, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

As "Pastor in Residence," Blomenberg discusses how changes in our society, economics, and nation affect the church.


Age Wave: Implications For The Church, Shirley Bergman Sep 1991

Age Wave: Implications For The Church, Shirley Bergman

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on September 18, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Dr. Bergman, Lutheran Institute on the Aging, discusses ministry to and with the aging, whom she considers to be the "future of the church."


The Evangelical Lutheran Church Of Russia, Harald Kalnins Sep 1991

The Evangelical Lutheran Church Of Russia, Harald Kalnins

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Presentation recorded on August 1, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Kalnins is Bishop of the Independent Congregations in USSR. These are mainly German-speaking congregations that were members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Russia earlier in this century. He reviews the past history as well as the present state of the Lutheran Church in Russia.


To Be Remembered As A Chair': The Domestication Of American Shakerism, Stephen Stein May 1991

To Be Remembered As A Chair': The Domestication Of American Shakerism, Stephen Stein

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on May 8, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.


Any Luther Without Augustine?, Henry Chadwick Apr 1991

Any Luther Without Augustine?, Henry Chadwick

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on April 17, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.


Practical Theology Today, Don Browning Feb 1991

Practical Theology Today, Don Browning

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on February 6, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.


The Challenge Of Eastern Spiritualities In The Form Of New Agers To Theology And Mission, Won Ji Jan 1991

The Challenge Of Eastern Spiritualities In The Form Of New Agers To Theology And Mission, Won Ji

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on January 16, 1991, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Based on the unchanging mission of the church to share the gospel in a vastly changing world, Dr. Ji argues that new age thinking is the most important challenge facing the church today and in the near future.


The Sanctity Of Life, Linda Bartlet Dec 1990

The Sanctity Of Life, Linda Bartlet

Miscellaneous Seminars/Lectures

Convocation recorded on December 12, 1990, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.