St. Peter, fresco fragments, Rome, second half of the 13th century, 39 x 27.6 cm The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the occasion of the Confession of St Peter, 18 January 2023. Dear brothers and sisters of our Lord Jesus Christ: … Continue reading Sermon: The Confession of St Peter 2023
On Wednesday, 11 January 2023, Lorraine Bogusat was taken home from this life by her Lord. Lorraine served as Assistant to the Registrar at the seminary for most of the 1980s before leaving that job to work full-time in woodcarving with her husband, Howard. The couple left their mark on the seminary by carving a … Continue reading Lorraine Bogusat, Former Registrar’s Assistant, Enters Her Eternal Rest
Lexham Press has just released a new book in its Care of Souls series written by CLTS Adjunct Professor Dr Harold Ristau, under the General Editorship of Pastor Harold Senkbeil. Spiritual Warfare and the Care of Souls Jesus Christ is the light that no darkness can overcome. Spiritual warfare isn’t always obvious. It’s normally not … Continue reading Ristau Book on Care of Souls Released
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Bane and Blessing: Assessing the Liturgical Impact of Vatican II at Its Diamond Jubilee. This lecture was delivered by Dr Thomas Winger at the Good Shepherd Institute, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN, on Monday, 7 November 2022. The essay comments on the 60th anniversary of Vatican II and particularly its Constitution on the Liturgy.
Each May at the annual Call Service Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary has the opportunity to confer two major awards on worthy pastors or lay members of Lutheran Church–Canada. The recipient of the Friend of the Seminary award is nominated by the faculty or Board of Directors (Regents) for making a significant contribution to the well-being … Continue reading Call for Award Nominations
The "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" frenzies are all about accumulating the things of this world. Of course, we give thanks to God that He has so blessed us that we can enjoy the goodness of creation. But the world's greatest need is not to get more stuff but to receive the precious Gospel of … Continue reading Remember the Sem on Giving Tuesday 2022
On 30 October, in the remote region of Kimuka, about an hour's drive from Nairobi, in Kenya, Africa, "A Mighty Fortress is Our God" was sung in Swahili. German sausages and cabbage were consumed on Chapatti bread, Luther's Small Catechism was being shared with tribal Africans, and people of all walks of life came to … Continue reading Celebrating the Reformation among the Maasai Tribe in Africa
The seminary community warmly invites you to our service of Advent Lessons and Carols. This treasured annual event takes place this year on the Second Sunday in Advent, 4 December 2022, at 4.00pm. The seminary faculty, staff, students, and Seminary Chorus will be accompanied by organ, violin, and brass. As members of the seminary community … Continue reading Advent Lessons and Carols Service 2022
The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Winger in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on All Saints' Day, 1 November 2022. Matthew 5:1–12 Dear children of God: How blessed are you? That’s a question that echoes many sermons preached a few weeks ago at Thanksgiving, “what are you thankful for?” … Continue reading Sermon: All Saints’ Day 2022, “Blessed are the Dead who Die in the Lord”