SAVE THE DATE FOR THE GOLF TOURNAMENT! Concordia Seminary’s annual golf tournament is back this year: Monday, June 6, 2022 at Sawmill Golf Course in Fenwick. Tee-off begins at noon. The $125 per person registration fee includes a BBQ, green fees, and golf cart. Online registration will be live in April. Please note that due … Continue reading The Golf Tournament is Back! Save the Date!
Serpents in the Classroom answers questions that teachers, pastors, and parents often ask themselves. Despite their best efforts, why do children so often reject the Christian faith? The answer is found in the theological presuppositions that undergird much of contemporary education. Though the educational establishment often presents its models as products drawn from evidence-based research that … Continue reading Serpents in the Classroom? Dr. Korcok’s New Book Opens Our Eyes to Contemporary Education
In this year's Lenten Letter titled "When the Lord Changes Our Plans", Dr Thomas Korcok tells the story of student Trey Doak, whose plans were remade by God's guidance over the past two years. His family story is like so many of ours in our ever-changing world. But Dr Korcok writes: Perhaps now, more than … Continue reading Blessed Lent 2022
The following sermon was preached by Dr Harold Ristau in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service in celebration of the Festival of St Matthias, Apostle, 24 February 2022. The Yoke’s on You (Matthew 11:25-30) As you know, a yoke is the bar across the back of a cow or donkey that allows … Continue reading Sermon: St Matthias, Apostle
Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary exists to provide a voice of Lutheranism for the entire church. Sometimes faculty members deliver papers at conferences and conventions, and other times they lend their expertise to local congregations. This week Dr. Korcok was invited to join a podcast produced by St. Luke Lutheran Church in Ottawa called “To Everything … Continue reading Dr. Korcok Guest Speaker on Ottawa Podcast
The seminary community was saddened this week at the news of the passing of Josephine (Josie) Knoll. In addition to faithfully serving the Lord in her home congregation of Christ Lutheran in St. Catharines, she was active in the broader church through her work with the Lutheran Women's Missionary League. Josie generously supported Concordia Lutheran … Continue reading Josephine Knoll Joins the Church Triumphant
This sermon was preached by Dr Harold Ristau in the seminary’s Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the Purification of Mary and the Presentation of Our Lord. The text is Lk. 2:22-40, particularly the Song of Simeon. “For my eyes have seen Your salvation that You have prepared in the presence of all … Continue reading Sermon: The Song of Simeon
This sermon was preached by Dr John Stephenson in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the occasion of the Conversion of St Paul, 25 January 2022. The text is Acts 9:1-22. Saul of Tarsus went so far in his war against the Church that the Lord took matters into His own … Continue reading Sermon: Conversion of St Paul 2022
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When Jane Jacob embarked on her Master of Theological Studies degree in 2013, she probably didn't anticipate the twists and turns that were ahead of her. It was an article on apologetics in The Canadian Lutheran, written by seminary professor Dr Bill Mundt, that first drew her interest. She knew that it would be a … Continue reading Making Up for a Virtual Graduation