As we commemorate 500 years since the beginning of Martin Luther’s reform, it is fitting to remember the major themes that animated those reforms in theology, preaching, and Christian piety. The word sola—“alone”—became a watch-word for the distinctive emphases of the Reformation: sola scriptura—by Scripture alone; sola gratia—by grace alone; sola fide—by faith alone. All
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The Gospel writers also record a series of more immediate and localized effects at the time of Jesus’ death on the cross. These incidents include earthquakes (Matthew 27:51), the raising of people who were dead (Matthew 27:52-53), and—important to this article—the rending, or splitting in two, of the Temple curtain (Matthew 27:51; Mark 15:38; Luke
Luther’s Exegetical Journey to the Distinction of Law and Gospel Luther’s Distinction of Law and Gospel in the Interpretation and Application of Scripture Today
Hi, this is LaWayne Rogness, Director of Finance and Personnel for the Church of the Lutheran Brethren, and I would like to share with you this brief update on our 2016-17 contribution goals. We started our Fiscal Year in May of 2016 very strong, but each month after that we saw a decline…a decline until we
At the 2016 CLB Biennial Convention LBIM Mission Mobilizer and Recruiter Dan V. sat down with David and Sonja N. to discuss their call to Chad. Dan V.: Dave… You and Sonja moved to Fergus Falls, Minnesota from Washington state three years ago, to attend seminary. It was not in your plans then that you
Greetings from the Church of the Lutheran Brethren. It is indeed a privilege to come to you with an update on our finances. We were roughly $65,000 short of our anticipated goal at the end of August. That means we were 13% behind our goal for the year. We were praying for that gap to close
“In the sprawling slum of Haiti’s Cité Soleil, Placide Simone, 29, offered one of her five offspring to a stranger. ‘Take one,’ she said, cradling a listless baby and motioning toward four rail-thin toddlers, none of whom had eaten that day. ‘You pick. Just feed them.’” (Richard Stearns, There’s a Hole in Our Gospel, Nashville:
At the 2016 CLB Biennial Convention President Paul Larson sat down with Steve Tonneson, the CLB’s new Associate for Advancement Ministry. Tell us about yourself. I am a graduate of Minot (North Dakota) High School and Minot State University, where I earned my degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. I’ve been married
L to R: Dr. Mark Erickson, Dr. David Veum, Rev. Troy Tysdal, Professor Nathan Oldenkamp, Pastor Craig Schmidt, Professor Brad Pribbenow, Kay Asche, John Zwiers, Naomi Evans, Pastor Darren Shaw, Pastor Kevin Skaret, Pastor Clint Knutson, Pastor Ben Hosch, David Narvesen, Pastor Luke Kjolhaug, Pastor Clayton Robison, Pastor Drew Nelson, Dr. Eugene Boe, and Dr.
On August 29, 2016 Lutheran Brethren Seminary held its 2016-17 opening service where faculty, staff, and new students were introduced. Dr. Sigurd Grindheim was commissioned and installed as Professor of New Testament by CLB President Paul Larson. Top Photo L to R: Brent Andrews (Librarian/Media Specialist), Professor Nathan Oldenkamp, Dr. David Veum, Patti Zwiers (Assistant to the President), Dr. Eugene Boe, Kathy
He trembled as he stood. Tears dripped off his cheeks. His voice just above a whisper. His words and the moment imprinted on my childhood memory. “This is the first communion service that I have attended in many months,” Herman lamented. “I don’t know why.” Herman had been converted to Christ decades earlier. I had
The Board of Lutheran Brethren Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. Sigurd Grindheim will be joining the LBS Faculty. He has served LBS as a professor since 2012 in a part-time adjunct capacity. This call fills the vacancy on the faculty left by Dr. Mark Erickson’s resignation.