Category Archives: Ministry

Ep 31 – Evangelistic Engagement in the Old Testament – Brad Pribbenow



With this podcast, we begin a 4-part series based on presentations from the 2020 LBS J-Term. In this first presentation, Dr. Brad Pribbenow (Dean of LBS and Professor OT) explores the motivation, movement, and methods of evangelistic engagement in the Old Testament.


Ep 30 – Ministry to Millennials Roundtable



Dr. Brad Pribbenow is joined by three guests for an insightful and thought-provoking discussion of the 2019 J-Term seminar on “Ministry to Millennials” by Greg Anderson. Roundtable guests include Rev. Alan Johnson (Sr. Pastor, Regeneration Church, Sammammish, WA), Rev. Jason Lang (Sr. Pastor, Word of Life LBC, LeSueur, MN), and Josiah Militzer (Youth Director, Oakhill Church, Bloomington, MN).

 

Show notes (book information)

Jean M. Twenge, iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids are Growing up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthool–and What That Means for the Rest of Us (New York: Atria Books, 2017)

David Kinnaman, UnChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity…And Why It Matters (Baker: Grand Rapids, 2007).

Christian Smith, Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers (New York: Oxford, 2005)


Ministry to Millennials (Part 3 of 3) – Greg Anderson



This is the final portion (3 of 3) of Greg Anderson’s 2019 J-Term Presentation entitled “Ministry to Millennials.” In this installment, Greg offers eight “moves” the church can make to more effectively engage and minister to millennial individuals. At the end of this session is a short Q&A with some of our J-Term attendees.


Ministry to Millennials (Part 1 of 3) – Greg Anderson



This is part 1 of a 3-part presentation by Greg Anderson (president, Inspiration Point Christian Camp and Retreat Center) given at the 2019 LB Seminary J-Term. In this session, Greg sketches a picture of the millennials compared to previous generations.


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.

 

Note: the volume of individual speakers may be low. The listener may need to adjust the volume on their device accordingly.


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.

 

We welcome your feedback to this series of podcasts. If you would like to send in a comment or question you can send it to us at: lbs@lbs.edu.


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.