Practise These Things (Vicars’ Retreat 2015)

The collect for the vicars at the Call Service asked the Lord of the Church to give these young men “zeal and faithfulness to perform their tasks to the edification of Your people and their progress in preparing to serve as pastors in Your Church.” The transition from academic learning to active, on-the-job learning is … Continue reading Practise These Things (Vicars’ Retreat 2015)

Golf is More than a Game

Golf is More than a Game. ... At least it is for dedicated players. Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary thanked the supporters of the game for their commitment to the cause of preparing servants for God’s mission, since the tournament is also one of the major annual fund-raisers. On Monday, 1 June, the 83 golfers got … Continue reading Golf is More than a Game

Call Service 2015

Blessed is the man whose delight is in the Word of the Lord. Just when candidates and vicars thought they might get a break, Rev. Stephen Preus, brother of one of the graduates, reminded them in his sermon on II Corinthians 13:1-14: “Test yourselves” if you want to be faithful servants of the Lord for … Continue reading Call Service 2015

Farewell and Godspeed to Dr Bill Mundt

When he was a young pastor in his first parish--Grace Lutheran Church in north St. Catharines--Rev. Bill Mundt worked with a few other Niagara area pastors on our fledgling seminary. In 1976 it was an extension site of Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne. Fast forward to 2000 and the newly "Doctored" Bill Mundt was called … Continue reading Farewell and Godspeed to Dr Bill Mundt