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Author: Steven Sippert

Online Courses at Immanuel Lutheran College

Written by Steven Sippert | March, 2019
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ILC Newsletter Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening recently at our Immanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. In the spring semester of 2014, ILC launched its first college online course, Religion 102 (Old Testament), with a goal of having almost all of the required CLC teacher […] Read More

The Old Evil Foe STILL Means Deadly Woe

Written by Steven Sippert | October, 2016
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As evidenced in the famous Reformation hymn he wrote, Martin Luther was one person who did not have to be convinced of the existence of the devil, nor of the great danger that Satan poses to the souls of men. The monstrous nature of our old evil foe is aptly depicted in Revelation 20, where […] Read More

Letting the Lord Have the Limelight

Written by Steven Sippert | June, 2016
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“I, the servant, am inadequate and unworthy. We, the Lord’s people united by His Word, are inadequate  and unworthy. But that’s OK; that is exactly the way Jesus wants it to be.” At Immanuel Lutheran Seminary, students will often sense inadequacy toward their role as future ministers of Christ. Their inadequacy is more than just […] Read More

When It’s Time to be Uncomfortable

Written by Steven Sippert | February, 2016
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It’s natural to seek a certain level of comfort. I’m talking about getting and being comfortable. People want to be comfortable in their clothing, in their homes, and in their lives. If we become uncomfortable, then we try to make a change of clothing, or the body position that doesn’t feel right, or the circumstances […] Read More

The Inspiration of Scripture: “For the Bible Tells Me So”

Written by Steven Sippert | December, 2021
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Each article in this series offers an overview of one of the chief teachings of the Christian church. I imagine most of us were taught to sing: “Jesus loves me, this I know; for the Bible tells me so.” What a memorable, to-the-point statement! It stays with you as you age and makes a meaningful […] Read More

ILC’s New Dorm Parent

Written by Steven Sippert | July, 2018
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ILC Newsletter Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening recently at our Immanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Up until the 1980-81 school year at ILC, when North Hall was built and then occupied in the second semester, the boys’ dormitory supervisors had routinely been college […] Read More

The Limited Public Ministry Program

Written by Steven Sippert | November, 2021
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ILC NEWSLETTER Every other month we get an update on what’s been happening recently at our Immanuel Lutheran High School, College and Seminary in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. To the male readers of the Lutheran Spokesman, especially those who are past the traditional age of college, we pose this question: Have you had a desire to […] Read More