Follow Up to Church Planting and Revitalization Class



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 issues important to the health and vitality of pastors and of churches.


The Five Foot Shelf: Preaching Resources



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.

Books cited in this episode:

LAY LEVEL:
Edward O. Grimenstein, A Lutheran Primer for Preaching (St. Louis: Concordia, 2015)

NOVICE/BEGINNER:
Bryan Chapell, Christ-Centered Preaching (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2005)
Timothy Keller, Preaching (New York: Penguin Books,2016)
Haddon Robinson, Biblical Preaching (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014)

REFRESHER/ADVANCED:
Jacob A. O. Preus, Just Words (St. Louis: Concordia, 2000)
Eugene Lowry, The Sermon (Nashville: Abingdon, 1997)
Francis Rossow, Preaching the Creative Gospel Creatively (St. Louis: Concordia, 1983)
Buttrick, Homiletic Moves and Structures (Minneapolis: Fortress, 1987)


Sharpening (and Using) the Original Languages in Ministry



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 how to maintain and grow your use of them for preaching and teaching.

SHOW NOTES:
www.dailydoseofhebrew.com
www.dailydoseofgreek.com
Grk NT Reader’s Bible: https://www.amazon.com/Readers-Greek-New-Testament-Third/dp/0310516803/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1531422618&sr=8-1&keywords=readers+new+testament+greek

Heb Reader’s Bible: https://www.amazon.com/Readers-Hebrew-Bible-Philip-Brown/dp/0310269741/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1531422681&sr=1-2&keywords=readers+old+testament+hebrew

www.logos.com
www.accordancebible.com


Essentials on Worship: Putting the Pieces Together



This is episode 3 of 4 on this topic of the Essentials of Worship. Building on the foundation of the first two episodes, Dr. Pribbenow and Dr. Berge discuss elements of a worship and how to organize them in a way that reflects thoughtful and theological purposes.


Essentials of Worship: The Power of the Word & Thoughts on Order



This is episode 2 of 4 on the “Essentials of Worship” series. Dr. Daniel Berge and Dr. Brad Pribbenow continue with a discussion of the role and function of the Word of God in our word-centered worship gatherings. They also discuss thoughts on incorporating a Law-Gospel order to a worship service.


New Summer Intensive Course on Church Planting and Revitalization



In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Ryan Nilsen, CLB pastor and Executive Director of 5th Act Church Planting (an affiliate organization of the CLB) to discuss a new summer course Dr. Nilsen will be teaching at LBS called “Church Planting and Revitalization.”


The Goal of Pastoral Education and Formation at LBS



In this podcast, we interview Professor Nate Oldenkamp to discuss his research and teaching contributions to the goal of forming pastors who are healthy, resilient, and fruitful in ministry. We discuss the challenges of this task and describe the unique sequence of Supervised Ministry Education (SME) courses developed at LBS to address this need.