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.


Follow up with Student Members of 2018 Taiwan Team



An interview with three LBS students who recently returned from a seminary “mission vision” trip to Taiwan where they met Lutheran Brethren missionaries and saw first-hand what their ministry looks like. The students share their main take-away from their experience and how this experience will enhance their future pastoral ministry.


2018 J-Term followup with Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen



Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen, professor of mission and evangelism at Lutheran Brethren Seminary, joins us today for an interview in which we process the content of this year’s J-Term Conference. Topics include a discussion of the place of the church in an increasingly secular western culture.