Discerning Mission

2012 Missional Church Consultation at Luther Seminary

Join us Nov. 9-10, 2012, for the 8th Annual Missional Church Consultation, sponsored by the Center for Missional Leadership at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn.

Theme: "On the Road to Emmaus: Missional Church and Global Media Cultures"

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Songs in a Lutheran Key

Songs in a Lutheran Key, featuring Lost & Found, is a concert and conversation about worship, music and daily life held March 23 at Luther Seminary.

The evening will be headlined by Michael Bridges and George Baum (Lost & Found), with special guests Handt Hanson and Heatherlyn (Prince of Peace, Burnsville) and Wes Burdine and friends (Mercy Seat, Minneapolis).

Friday, March 23, 7 p.m.
Olson Campus Center, Luther Seminary
2481 Como Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

This will be a very rewarding, entertaining,

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Training leaders for a world that no longer exists

World Map 1689 — No. 1

Dr. David Lose weighs in on the future of seminaries, and theological education, with this provocative statement:

I'd argue the single most significant cause of decline is far simpler: most seminaries are training leaders for a church and world that no longer exists.

Lose references Alan Roxburgh and Fred Romanuk's book, The Missional Leader, and the three zones that organizations and their leaders dwell in: the emergent, the performative and the reactive.

Ironically, it is our well-founded confidence

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Finding a Welcome Community

Dee Pederson talks about building cross-cultural relationships in Saint Cloud, Minn., forming the connective tissue between members who don't share the same culture or language.

Dee Pederson: Many Cultures and Languages from Discerning Mission on Vimeo.

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Trinity and the Kingdom : The Doctrine of God

Annotation by Jeffrey Eisele.

Moltmann, J.The Trinity and the Kingdom : The Doctrine of God. 1st Fortress Press ed. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 1993.

In The Trinity and the Kingdom, Jurgen Moltmann offers a complex and thorough examination of the Christian doctrine of God as Trinity. His aim is to reveal what the implications of this doctrine are for understanding God’s sovereignty and God’s Church. The author acknowledges that, for many Christians, debates about how one God exists

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