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Category: News & Events

Get On the Bus

Written by Randy Wittorp | May, 2016
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TAKING THE GOSPEL ON TOUR In the latest installment of this series, former choir member Randy Wittorp shares his reflections on traveling with the Tour Choir of Immanuel Lutheran College. The time I spent on tour was some of the most memorable of my years at Immanuel. While many have the opportunity to see the […] Read More

Franz Pieper (1852-1931)

Written by Steven Karp | April, 2016
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LUTHERAN LEADERS AS WE APPROACH THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION, WE TAKE A BRIEF LOOK AT THE LIVES OF INFLUENTIAL AND IMPORTANT LUTHERAN LEADERS AND THEOLOGIANS When C.F.W. Walther died in 1881, Franz Pieper, who had been teaching dogmatics at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri since 1878, took over Walther’s position as a professor […] Read More
A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of Congregations from Around the Church of the Lutheran Confession Redeemer of Bowdle has been a member of the CLC since 1962, the year the congregation was organized. In addition to this blessing, it had the honor of being served by the first president of the synod, […] Read More

Tour Choir Tryouts

Written by Samuel Rodebaugh | April, 2016
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TAKING THE GOSPEL ON TOUR In the second of this four-part series, seminary student Sam Rodebaugh shares his memories of trying out for the Tour Choir of Immanuel Lutheran College. A few weeks into every fall semester, tryouts are held for the Tour Choir of Immanuel Lutheran College. For those of you who have had little […] Read More

David Henkel (1795–1831)

Written by James Naumann | March, 2016
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LUTHERAN LEADERS As We Approach The 500Th Anniversary Of The Reformation, We Take A Brief Look At The Lives Of Influential And Important Lutheran Leaders And Theologians Everyone knows that to work efficiently, you should use the right tool for the job. Throughout the Lutheran Leaders series, we have seen how God made use of exactly […] Read More

The Moving Gospel

Written by John Reim | March, 2016
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TAKING THE GOSPEL ON TOUR In the first of this four-part series, Director John Reim shares his unique insights into the highly-regarded choral group that is the Tour Choir of Immanuel Lutheran College. The Gospel has been on the move from the day it was initially proclaimed. He Who walked in the cool of the […] Read More

Adolf Hoenecke (1835-1908)

Written by Norman Greve | February, 2016
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AS WE APPROACH THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION, WE TAKE A BRIEF LOOK At THE LIVES OF INFLUENTIAL AND IMPORTANT LUTHERAN LEADERS AND THEOLOGIANS What would you expect from a child born to a religiously indifferent father, whose body—weakened by typhoid fever—made a military career impossible, who then chose the ministry only after being […] Read More

The Youth Conference 2015

Written by Paul D. Nolting | October, 2015
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The Youth Conference 2015 was held at Camp Como, just outside Como, Colorado, from July 28 through August 2. It was sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Church of Mankato, Minnesota. Twenty-eight young people (ages fourteen to twenty and representing eleven different CLC congregations) together with twelve staff members (from five different CLC congregations) immersed themselves in […] Read More

“Holding Up the Profs’ Hands”

Written by Paul Tiefel, Jr. | April, 2015
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HAPPENING AROUND THE CHURCH OF THE LUTHERAN CONFESSION The title is not a misprint; it is an adaptation from a line of a well-known mission hymn: “You can be like faithful Aaron, Holding up the prophet’s hands” (TLH 496:3). This, in turn, is a reference to the biblical event found in Exodus 17:8-13: “Now Amalek […] Read More

Seen in Passing February 2015

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | February, 2015
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Items of interest from various sources of religious news and opinion, in print and on the web. Faithful doesn’t Always Mean Big. A top evangelical church planter pointed out the things that people (often falsely) identify as signs of success in a church: “. . . People showing up (above all else, this is the […] Read More