Embracing the Word, Reaching the World
Summary: "Embracing the Word, Reaching the World" is a podcast of Lutheran Brethren Seminary (lbs.edu). Episodes present insightful interviews with LBS faculty, staff, students, and guests as well as audio recordings of special presentations--all which serve the church in its mission to make disciples of all the nations.
In this podcast, Dr. Pribbenow and Dr. Berge sit down with the seven 2019 LBS graduates to discuss their experiences and ministry preparation at Lutheran Brethren Seminary. Note: the volume of individual speakers may be low. The listener may need to adjust the volume on their device accordingly.
In this third and final part of Dr. Boe’s 2019 J-Term presentations, he helps us consider what from our denomination’s history needs to be recaptured and allowed to inform our current and future ministry as a church family. We welcome your feedback to this series of podcasts. If you would like to send in … Continue reading Embracing the CLB Identity for Mission (Pt 3) →
In this 2nd part of Dr. Eugene Boe’s 2019 J-Term presentation, he explores some of the convictions which led to the founding of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren in 1900, including what makes our tradition unique among other church bodies.
This episode contains part one of a three-part presentation given by Dr. Eugene Boe entitled, “Embracing the CLB Identity for Mission.” These presentations were given at the 2019 Lutheran Brethren Seminary J-Term.
Long-time youth worker, Allen Aase (aka, Big Al), sits down with Brad and Daniel to share best practices and lessons learned from his many years in youth ministry.
What Is the CLB? A conversation with Dr. Eugene Boe
Session 4: Dialogical Preaching This session will examine in greater detail the contemporary trend of dialogical preaching. Pastors will consider the theology that guides this style of preaching and then examine a wide variety of ways in which dialogical preaching can foster a more vibrant ministry of the word in a congregation.
Session 3: Transformational Preaching — Narrative This session will examine in greater detail the contemporary trend of narrative preaching. We will consider the development of a storied sermon moving from the art of reading the stories of Scripture to the art of preaching them.
Session 2: Kerygmatic Preaching This session will examine in greater detail the art of integrating law and gospel into preaching. We will consider contemporary challenges to law/gospel proclamation and the fundamentals that guide our proclamation of Christ.
Session 1: An Overview of Recent Trends in Preaching This session will offer an overview of the varied practices of contemporary preaching: confessional preaching; kerygmatic preaching; transformational preaching; and dialogical preaching. Using a sample text, preachers will see what a sermon would look like in each of four different types of preaching and consider both … Continue reading 2018 A. A. Pedersen Lectureship – Session 1 →
In this episode, we visit with Greg Anderson, president of Inspiration Point Christian Retreat Center (Clitheral, MN). Greg has worked with young adults for nearly 30 years, and shares his insights on the millennial generation and how to best minister to them.
In this episode, Dr. Pribbenow and Dr. Berge sit down with Dr. Ryan Nilsen, pastor of Praise Christian Fellowship and Executive Director of Fifth Act Church Planting, and discuss a class he just finished teaching at LBS called “Church Planting and Revitalization.” In this discussion we briefly recap the class as we also talk about … Continue reading Follow Up to Church Planting and Revitalization Class →
This is the first podcast in a periodic series we’re calling the “five foot shelf” series. In this episode we consider foundational book resources that every pastor/preacher should have on his (five-foot) shelf of resources. Dr. Pribbenow and Dr. Berge consider resources for the beginner, novice, and (still in need of a refresh) seasoned preacher. … Continue reading The Five Foot Shelf: Preaching Resources →
There may be few topics that strike equal amounts of excitement in NEW seminary students, and guilt in GRADUATED seminary students, than the use of the Bible’s original languages, In this episode of EWRW, Dr. Pribbenow and Dr. Berge explain why knowing and using the original languages is important, and offer some practical suggestions on … Continue reading Sharpening (and Using) the Original Languages in Ministry →
In this final episode of our “Worship Essentials” series, Dr. Berge and Dr. Pribbenow discuss issues of music evaluation and selection. They end with a few suggestions for how to foster strong singing in your congregation.