Upcoming Events at CTSFW—January 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  For additional information concerning all events please go to www.ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2100. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. Kantorei Epiphany Tour 2018 The Seminary Kantorei will present music of the Christmas and Epiphany seasons during their 2018 tour, on January 3–7 and 14. The 14-voice choir, led by Kantor Kevin J. Hildebrand, will follow the schedule below. For more...

President Rast Receives Honorary Doctorate and Shares Message of Encouragement at CUC

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— On Saturday, December 9, Concordia University Chicago (CUC) awarded the Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr., president of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, a Doctor of Letters honoris causa during their fall commencement ceremony. CUC President Dr. Daniel L. Gard, a former CTSFW faculty member and CTSFW alum (1984), was gratified to bestow this honor. “Concordia University Chicago is both proud of our distinguished alumnus and thankful for all that the Lord has done through him.” Rast, who received...

Prof. Jeffrey Pulse Earns Ph.D.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey H. Pulse, associate professor of Exegetical Theology, at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), has completed his doctoral work at Durham University, England. His area of concentration for his Ph.D. studies was Concepts of the Afterlife in the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism, writing his dissertation on “Joseph: a Death and Resurrection Figure In the Old Testament and Second Temple Judaism.” “The whole faculty rejoices with Dr. Pulse in this achievement,” stated Dr. Charles A. Gieschen, professor...

English District President Welcomes Home a Familiar Candidate

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— On November 28, Alexander W. Sabol, a fourth-year seminarian from Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, received his call to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lakeview, Michigan (English District) and Hope Lutheran Church in Stanton, Michigan (Michigan District). The Rev. Dr. Jamison J. Hardy, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s English District, through which the call officially came, was on hand to congratulate Sabol. The two share a prior connection as Sabol was in Hardy’s very first confirmation class. During...