November 2013

Teaching Liturgical Excellence

Outside the classroom, in the chapel, we are seeking to form Christian leaders for liturgical excellence. Innovations for worship, even liturgical worship, will come and go. But preaching the word of God in a faithful manner as well as offering and receiving the bread and wine in an established pattern each week will bring excellence to our worship of God. 

What's with all the singing?

OK, love it or loathe it, it’s hard to ignore modern worship music these days. It all used to be so much simpler. Traditional churches sang hymns with proper beginnings and endings, all squarely on the beat and with solid enough theology for ministers to preach from.

Mobilizing Godparents as Disciple-Mentors

Godparents are honorary members of a family but they are one step removed from their daily lives, which makes for unique opportunities to disciple godchildren as they mature.

Trinity School for Ministry Welcomes Lutheran Faculty Member

Trinity School for Ministry is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Dr. Amy Schifrin to the faculty, and as the Director of the North American Lutheran Seminary.

2013 Advent Devotional Now Available

Taken directly from the pages of our printed devotional you will find daily reflections. It is our prayer that this will be an aid to your Advent meditations and help you draw closer to God.