Pastor’s Desk Diary Nearly Ready

The 2014 Pastor's Desk Diary is in final editing and should be posted to Lulu.ca for printing on demand by 1 November. Thank-you for your patience.

Harvest Day 2013

A church choir prophesies, that is, proclaims God’s Word to the worshippers. That is just one of the Old Testament worship principles even modern churches should keep in mind. Such insights into worship and music were part of Heidi Gallas’s presentation on “Music in the Old Testament” shared with the seventy-five attendees at the Concordia … Continue reading Harvest Day 2013

St Luke, Evangelist

The following sermon was preached by Rev. David Duke in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the Festival of St Luke, Evangelist, on 18 October 2013. The text was Luke 10:1-9. St Luke, Evangelist, a gift to us from God. How is he a gift to us? Well, among many things, it seems he did … Continue reading St Luke, Evangelist

Intensive PAT Session at CLTS

Thanks to the Canadian Lutheran for this story. PAT students and mentors pose with the CLTS community after morning chapel. ST. CATHARINES, Ontario – The Pastors with Alternative Training (PAT) program had a special session at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS) in St. Catharines, Ontario on October 2-5. Five students from diverse cultural and ethnic … Continue reading Intensive PAT Session at CLTS

Applicants Wanted for the Greatest of all Adventures

We offer the following story thanks to the Canadian Lutheran. On January 13, 1914, Ernest Shackelton published the following notice: “Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.” Five thousand applications were received in response to this … Continue reading Applicants Wanted for the Greatest of all Adventures

Discount on Kleinig Festschrift

The printing service lulu.com, through which we are selling the Festschrift volume for John Kleinig, regularly offers discount codes to consumers. For example, right now you can get an additional 5% off the price of any single book by entering the code FAST5. Use it now to get your copy of this marvellous set of … Continue reading Discount on Kleinig Festschrift

Seminary Publishes John Kleinig Festschrift

On Friday, 4 October 2013, at a festive banquet in Springfield, Illinois, attended by Lutherans from across the continent, the Reverend Doctor John W. Kleinig was presented with a Festschrift by DOXOLOGY: The Lutheran Centre for Spiritual Care and Counsel. Dr Kleinig is retired from a long career as pastor and professor of Old Testament … Continue reading Seminary Publishes John Kleinig Festschrift

Sermon: What Is the Use of Proverbs?

The following sermon was preached in the seminary's Martin Luther chapel by Rev. Kurt Lantz on Wednesday, 2 October 2013. The text was Proverbs 28:3-10. Dear sons of the heavenly Father, As a parent and a teacher of children I have heard that phrase, “What’s the use?” many times and have seen it also in … Continue reading Sermon: What Is the Use of Proverbs?