Singing the Faith at CTSFW Good Shepherd Institute Conference Begins November 5

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Throughout history God’s people have sung His praises, making a joyful noise to the Lord. In celebration of 500 years as the “Singing Church,” from November 5–7, the Good Shepherd Institute of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, will hold a conference here on campus about “Singing the Faith—Past, Present and Future.” In the words of Martin Luther, who often referred to music as the greatest of treasures: “I would gladly see all the arts, especially music, in the service...

CTSFW Campus Visit for College Students Interested in Becoming a Pastor or Deaconess

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— For those undergraduates who are considering training in either pastoral ministry or diakonal service, Christ Academy College (for men) and Phoebe Academy College (for women) offer a firsthand experience of how Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, forms its students in accord with a confessional Lutheran identity. The four-day event, taking place November 2–5, immerses young men and women in the classes, worship and day-to-day life which shapes pastors faithful to the Holy Scriptures and deaconesses who are equipped to...

Luther Hostel at CTSFW Focuses on the Reformation’s 500th Anniversary

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— This year at Luther Hostel Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, faculty will present on “Christ for Us: Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.” Over three days, from November 1–3, participants will meet together to hear such presentations as “Christ for Us? Wrestling with Luther’s Notion of the Hidden God,” “The Separation of Church and State Is Not What Luther Meant” and “Afterthoughts on the Year of Luther’s Commemoration.” In addition to 12 sessions on these and other topics,...