Category Archives: Quest

“Defending the Faith” — A Free Online Four Session Apologetics Course

“Defending the Faith” with Dr. Jonathan Strand (Principal, School of Theology, Ethics, and Leadership, Concordia University College of Alberta) will be the next Quest course offered by Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton. There will be four sessions: Jan. 20, 27, … Continue reading

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Christianity and the Movies: Free Online Quest Course begins in September

The Canadian Lutheran, an online magazine of Lutheran Church – Canada has announced that Concordia Lutheran Seminary will be offering another free online Quest course.  Here is the announcement: Discernment, or the ability to distinguish and test things, is held … Continue reading

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Martin Luther: A Local “Missionary” with a Global Impact

Dr. Glenn Schaeffer says, “The other missionaries we focused on in this Quest course were traveling missionaries but Martin Luther never traveled further than Rome.  Yet, I would suggest that he was a “local missionary” who had (has!) a global … Continue reading

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Matteo Ricci and Roberto DeNobili: Accommodationalists – The Wave of the Future

Sherwood G. Lingenfelter, in his book, Ministering Cross-Culturally (Second Edition) says of the missionary task, “[We are to] love the people to whom we minister so much that we are willing to enter their culture as children, to learn how … Continue reading

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St. Patrick, the Celtic Monastic Missionaries and Guinness Beer: The Luck of the Irish or Divine Providence?

Dr. Glenn Schaeffer says, “Within 10 years of Paul’s start from Antioch he told the Romans that he had ‘fully preached the Gospel of Christ from Jerusalem and around about Illyricum (Romans 15:19) and that “there is no more place … Continue reading

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Back to the Future: Missionaries of the Past and their Relevance for Canada’s Mission Challenges

Over the next four Mondays, “Go!” will link to videos of Dr. Glenn Schaeffer’s online course: “Back to the Future: Missionaries of the Past and their Relevance for Canada’s Mission Challenges.” Each video is about 2 hours in length. You … Continue reading

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“Back to the Future: Missionaries of the Past and their Relevance for Canada’s Mission Challenges” with Dr. Glenn Schaeffer

QUEST participants will journey back in time to walk alongside cutting-edge Christian missionary strategists and practitioners. This expedition will take you to the bustling cities of Asia Minor and Greece and over the rugged landscape of Ireland. You will join … Continue reading

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“Back to the Future: Missionaries of the Past and their Relevance for Canada’s Mission Challenges” with Dr. Glenn Schaeffer (A Free Quest Course)

QUEST participants will journey back in time to walk alongside cutting-edge Christian missionary strategists and practitioners. This expedition will take you to the bustling cities of Asia Minor and Greece and over the rugged landscape of Ireland. You will join … Continue reading

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