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“Speaking Up” by Rev. Dr. Peter Scaer

Dr. Peter Scaer authored an interesting article in “For the Life of the World” (pages 4-6) that discusses the need for Christians to speak up in the public square.  Scaer begins his article asking, “Why should Christians speak in the public square? St. … Continue reading

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Stand Firm in the City — An Urban & Inner-City Mission Conference

Ferguson, Baltimore, Oakland. Poverty, crime, hopelessness and turmoil run rampant in many of America’s major cities. There is a need for strong communities and families, quality education and health care, jobs, trust and reconciliation. But what is needed most is … Continue reading

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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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Martin Luther as Missionary

This paper has been published previously on “Go!” But, I have had requests to publish it again. Over the next number of Mondays, an adapted version of a paper I presented on Martin Luther will be posted.  The topic of … Continue reading

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Check out the Debut Issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission

If you are interested in reflecting on the work of Christ through His Church globally from a Lutheran perspective, you will want to check out the debut issue of the Journal of Lutheran Mission.  The debut issue of the journal features papers … Continue reading

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A New Journal of Lutheran Mission Published

President Matthew C. Harrison of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod explains why a new Journal of Lutheran Mission is being published.  He says,  “It is our desire to follow the tradition of mission that led to the founding of the Missouri Synod, … 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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“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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