Category Archives: Ministry

A Visit With the 2019 LBS Graduates



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.

 

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Embracing the CLB Identity for Mission (Pt 3)



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.

 

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Ministering to Millennials



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.


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.


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.


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.