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New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Released

The latest issue of Lutheran Theological Review (vol. 32) has been released. Lutheran Theological Review is an annual journal published by the two seminary faculties of Lutheran Church–Canada. It provides a forum for our professors and pastors to publish their research, and for the seminaries to provide resources and to stimulate the minds of our … Continue reading New Volume of Lutheran Theological Review Released

Advent Newsletter 2020

The latest news from Concordia has been sent out to all congregations in Lutheran Church–Canada in our Advent Newsletter. You can read it online here. Please remember to support our mission as you consider your Christmas giving.

Remember the Sem on Giving Tuesday 2020

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 2020

Sermon: St Andrew, Apostle

The following sermon was preached by Dr Harold Ristau in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on the Festival of St Andrew, Apostle, 30 November 2020. We’ve got rights responsibilities! (Ezek. 3:16-23) Grace, mercy and peace to you all from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. So here we are. … Continue reading Sermon: St Andrew, Apostle

Rev. Stephen Preus Declines Faculty Call

Rev. Stephen Preus, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Vinton, Iowa, has written to the Board of Regents informing them of his decision to decline the call to serve on the CLTS faculty. In his letter he writes: Having ample opportunity to reflect on this more deeply these last three weeks, my heart is with the … Continue reading Rev. Stephen Preus Declines Faculty Call

Dr Thomas Korcok to Join the Faculty

We rejoice to announce and give thanks to God our Father that Rev. Dr Thomas Korcok has accepted the call to serve as a Professor of Theology at CLTS. Dr Korcok will fill the position that has been vacant since Rev. Esko Murto accepted a call back to Finland in 2019. He has been teaching … Continue reading Dr Thomas Korcok to Join the Faculty

Sermon: Seven Woes and Seven Words

The following sermon was preached by Dr Thomas Korcok in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service on Wednesday, 4 November 2020. Matthew 23:13-28 I.N.I. In Thesis XXV of Law and Gospel, Walther stated, “You are not rightly distinguishing Law and Gospel in the Word of God if you do not allow the … Continue reading Sermon: Seven Woes and Seven Words

Faculty Calls Extended

On Tuesday, 27 October 2020, the CLTS Board of Regents interviewed candidates for the seminary faculty. After prayer and extensive deliberation they resolved to extend divine calls to Dr Thomas Korcok and Rev. Stephen Preus. The faculty has been operating with a vacancy in the area of dogmatics since Rev. Esko Murto accepted a call … Continue reading Faculty Calls Extended

Sermon: St Simon and St Jude, Apostles

The following sermon was preached by Dr Harold Ristau in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service in commemoration of St Simon and St Jude, Apostles, 28 October 2020. Jesus chooses you (John 15:9-19) When I was a young man, I went to the animal shelter to get a pet. Boy it was … Continue reading Sermon: St Simon and St Jude, Apostles

Sermon: St James the Just

The following sermon was preached by Dr John Stephenson in the seminary's Martin Luther Chapel for the divine service in commemoration of St James  of Jerusalem, Brother of Jesus and Martyr, Friday, 23 October 2020. Acts 15:12-22a Because dogmatics has practical implications, some of its components are hot potatoes, and none of these has been … Continue reading Sermon: St James the Just