Lutheran Brethren Seminary will hold its annual J-Term beginning Monday, January 20 at 1:30 pm and continuing until Wednesday, January 22 at noon. The eight, 90-minute lectures will take place at the Seminary, 815 West Vernon Ave., Fergus Falls. The theme is “Bringing the Light to the Darkest Places”.
MONDAY (1:30 - 5:00 pm)
On Monday, President Joel Egge will give a CLB Ministry of Advancement presentation. Missionary Dan Venberg will follow with A Call to Ministry to Muslims, CLB International Mission.
TUESDAY (8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
Tuesday, one of our presenters will be Dr. Robert Bennett, the Administrative Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Reese, MI. He also serves as Adjunct Professor of Missions at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN and has served as a missionary in Madagascar. He will be speaking on the topic of Spiritual Warfare, as based on his study and missionary experiences described in his recent book, I Am Not Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare.
A spiritual warfare panel discussion will take place on Tuesday afternoon that will include Dr. Bennett and some of our missionaries and pastors.
WEDNESDAY (8:30 am - 12:00 pm)
On Wednesday, Edward T. Welch, a counselor and faculty member at CCEF will speak on A Biblical Counseling Approach to Addictions. Dr. Welch earned a Ph.D. in counseling (neuropsychology) from the University of Utah and has a Master of Divinity degree from Biblical Theological Seminary. Ed has been counseling for over 30 years and has written extensively on the topics of depression, fear, and addictions.
Also on Wednesday, Rev. Jim Erickson will tell of his personal ministry experience with Celebrate Recovery, a ministry he leads at Calvary Community Church (Fullerton, CA) for those suffering from "hurts, hang-ups, and habits." This, too, is hitting on our general J-Term theme of "Bringing Light to the Darkest Places".
TUITION COSTS for J-Term are $10/each session or $75 for the entire J-Term. Retired pastors and their wives are welcome to attend the lectures tuition-free. For more information or to register, please reply email LBS at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (218) 739-3375.