On the 9th of December, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary's advent tradition of Lessons and Carols made the Martin Luther chapel fuller than had been seen in years. Beginning with the prophetic writings predicting the coming of the Messiah until the culmination of "it came to pass in those days" in Luke 2, the readings in … Continue reading Chapel full of singers in Lessons and Carols
The following sermon was preached by Rev Esko Murto for the divine service in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel in observance of St Michael and All Angels, 1 October 2018. Revelation 12:7-12 "Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered!” So it was said to St John in the … Continue reading Sermon: St Michael and All Angels 2018
Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary's annual Golf Tournament saw 82 competitors get together for a day of fun and fellowship on the Sawmill Golf Course on 4 June. Strong winds provided excellent excuses for less-than-perfect swings, and beautiful sunshine brought a healthy red glow to the cheeks of golfers as they combed through tall grass in … Continue reading Fore!
Josh Brahm from Charlotte, North Carolina, works for the Equal Rights Institute and sees his job to be to "help pro-lifers be less weird". This means connecting with people who think differently, and engaging in a dialogue where the other person can feel emotionally safe. It's not only about trying to appear nice, or avoiding … Continue reading Josh Brahm’s task: “To help pro-lifers to be less weird”
We here at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary are happy, excited, a bit proud, and feeling generally lucky, to have Josh Brahm, president of Equal Rights Institute address the seminary community on 22 February from 12:30 to 1:30. According to their website, "Josh’s primary passion is helping pro-life people to be more persuasive when they communicate … Continue reading Josh Brahm from pro-life Equal Rights Institute to talk at CLTS 22 February
Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary opens her doors to anyone considering studies in CLTS or simply desiring more information about what the seminary education might be. Thursday, 22 February 2018 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm we are inviting university students or those already finished with college to come learn about our graduate degrees (click here … Continue reading Interested in seminary education? Mark the Open Doors in your calendar!
The fall semester at Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary opened in the beginning of September with the traditional barbecue in Burgoyne Woods, followed by the faculty-student retreat in Niagara Falls a week later. This year CLTS was honoured to host an international guest at the opening retreat, when the bishop emeritus of our sister church in … Continue reading Reformation 500 Conference Opens the Fall Semester at CLTS
Beginning 5 October, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary will offer a ten-session lay-oriented lesson series on the Book of Revelation. Understood throughout the history of the church in various ways, the Revelation remains a compelling but difficult book - and the modern reader's task is not made any easier by the flood of commentaries that often … Continue reading Book of Revelation for the Laity
On a sunny spring morning of the 22nd of April, members of the Seminary Guild, faculty, staff and students with their families - all in all over hundred souls - gathered for a day of mutual support and edification from God's Word. In addition to ever-important encounters between students and their supporting congregations, not to … Continue reading Guild Day Speaker Warren Hamp on the Mission in Nicaragua: “Fellowship means sharing”
"Avoid separate vacations like the plague!" "Make sure you have time reserved for each other." "Don't ever gossip about the other one." Rev. Robert Krestick shared these insights with the students of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary on 4 April in a special convocation that reflected upon the similarities between marriage and the pastor's relationship with … Continue reading Rev Krestick: Relationship between the pastor and his church requires time and commitment