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“Go On” — Rev. Dr. Ulmer Marshall Jr.

Rev. Dr. Ulmer Marshall Jr. delivered a speech based on Joshua 1:1-5 at Concordia Theological Seminary (Fort Wayne) when he received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree (May 23, 2014).  The following excerpts are from Dr. Marshall’s speech. Arise, there are … Continue reading

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Can There Be Peace? Violence in the Name of Religion

The following excerpts are from Jan Bygstad of Bergen, Norway.  His comments appeared in the Concordia Theological Quarterly 76 (2012) as he reflected on Norway’s “9/11” when Anders Behring Breivik slaughtered 69 victims on July 22, 2011.   He reflects on … Continue reading

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March 25: A Day to Celebrate the Inherent Value of the Unborn Child

Tuesday, March 25th, might pass you by as any other work day, but DON’T let it!  What’s so special about March 25th?  March 25th is designated as The Annunciation of our Lord.  Observed nine months prior to December 25th, the … Continue reading

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“Get the Word Out!” – Dr. Robert Preus (Part 2)

The following sermon excerpts are reproduced from a sermon preached by Dr. Robert Preus at the Concordia Theological Seminary (Fort Wayne, IN) Winter Call Service (February 4, 1986).  The sermon, based on 2 Timothy 4, was published in the Concordia … Continue reading

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“Get the Word Out!” – Dr. Robert Preus

The following sermon excerpts are reproduced from a sermon preached by Dr. Robert Preus at the Concordia Theological Seminary (Fort Wayne, IN) Winter Call Service (February 4, 1986).  The sermon, based on 2 Timothy 4, was published in the Concordia … Continue reading

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The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies (continued and concluded)

Paul Alms presents an intriguing perspective of the missional challenges facing the Christian church in North America in his published work, “The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies.”  This is the second of a number of excerpts … Continue reading

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The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies (continued)

Paul Alms presents an intriguing perspective of the missional challenges facing the Christian church in North America in his published work, “The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies.”  This is the second of a number of excerpts … Continue reading

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The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies (continued)

Paul Alms presents an intriguing perspective of the missional challenges facing the Christian church in North America in his published work, “The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies.”  This is the second of a number of excerpts … Continue reading

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The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies (continued)

Paul Alms presents an intriguing perspective of the missional challenges facing the Christian church in North America in his published work, “The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies.”  This is the second of a number of excerpts … Continue reading

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The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies

Paul Alms presents an intriguing perspective of the missional challenges facing the Christian church in North America in his published work, “The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies.” Over the next few weeks excerpts from Paul’s article … Continue reading

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