Posts with the category “lutheran-brethren-seminary”

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The Benefits of Accreditation
January 9th, 2024
There are numerous areas of service in our public life for which we demand a person who has official “accreditation.” Consider, for example, the choice of a surgeon. On the whole, I believe all of us ...  Read More
by Brad Pribbenow
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My Journey to a Lutheran Seminary
November 28th, 2023
I grew up in a culturally Christian home, but it was a home that ultimately lacked any real devotion to Jesus Christ and his Word. Nevertheless, from a young age I believed there was a God and thought...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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The Biblical Family and the Church
September 19th, 2023
If Satan’s fiercest warfare on our people over the past half-century had been made directly on one of the Church’s doctrines, we might have been better prepared. When there was dissension over the doc...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Dr. Tysdal Installed as Seminary President
September 13th, 2023
Pictured: Rev. Paul Larson (L) and Dr. Troy Tysdal (R). On Monday, August 27, 2023 Dr. Troy Tysdal was installed as President of Lutheran Brethren Seminary during the Opening Service. CLB President Pa...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Tysdal to Serve as New LBS President
July 14th, 2023
In May 2023, the Board of Lutheran Brethren Seminary (LBS) concluded its search for a new seminary president. As Chairman of the Board of LBS, I am very pleased to announce that Rev. Troy Tysdal will ...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Announcing the Next President of LBS
May 19th, 2023
Concluding the presidential search, the Board of Lutheran Brethren Seminary is pleased to announce Rev. Troy Tysdal will be the next President of LBS, effective August 1, 2023. Troy has served as the ...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Seminary Class of 2023
May 10th, 2023
Let's hear from each of our Lutheran Brethren Seminary 2023 graduates. MARCUS GOODMAN, Master of Theological StudiesWhen I first felt confirmed in a call to attend Lutheran Brethren Seminary, I though...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Dr. Dave Veum's Last Seminary Chapel as President
April 27th, 2023
Today, Dr. Dave Veum preached his last seminary chapel sermon in his role as president of Lutheran Brethren Seminary. Thank you, Dr. Veum, for your many years of faithful service to our seminary and t...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Called to Follow the Word
March 27th, 2023
Faith & Fellowship magazine recently interviewed Lutheran Brethren Seminary distance student Josh Graber, on-campus student Eric Reese, and graduate, missionary Claire Rose, about the importance of st...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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"Well, It's Time" - Seminary President Ready to Pass the Baton
March 27th, 2023
"Well, it’s time.” Have you ever used that line? I am using it today because it is time to announce plans for a change in leadership at Lutheran Brethren Seminary. I will turn 74 in September, and, al...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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The Hound of Heaven
January 13th, 2023
During a recent lunch with some newer friends, the question was posed: “How did you decide to become a pastor?” My answer usually catches people off guard. “I didn’t.” It’s not that I didn’t want to o...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Called to the Body of Christ
January 13th, 2023
"So, how were you called?” During this past year and a half of studying at Lutheran Brethren Seminary in preparation for mission work in Chad, I’ve been asked that question more than a couple of times...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Accreditation Assessment Results
January 13th, 2023
This past summer, Lutheran Brethren Seminary successfully completed an in-depth accreditation assessment of our institution. This included an evaluation of the thoroughness and consistency of all poli...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Partners in Mission
November 22nd, 2022
PSALM 8:3-6“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for th...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Koinonia: The DNA of Gospel Partnership
November 22nd, 2022
It was a humbling moment for me. I was leading a small mission organization in East Asia at the time and was preparing to give a talk at a missions conference on the theme of “Partnering in Mission.” ...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Faith Journeys
November 21st, 2022
The E-vite read: “You are invited to a FREE fall weekend retreat, ‘Faith Journeys,’ at Inspiration Point, September 23-25, 2022, with other Lutheran Brethren Pastors’ Wives from the Central Region! Th...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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God Makes the Seed Grow
November 21st, 2022
Maybe you’ve heard this one before: “Two Pastors, an Elder, and a new(ish) Christian guy walk into a diner…”No? You haven’t? Fortunately, it’s not the beginning of a bad church joke, but a potential s...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Careful How You Build
September 29th, 2022
It was cold. The kind of cold you don’t expect on a late April afternoon. To make matters worse, the wind was blowing continually, chilling us to the bone. But even more chilling were the stories told...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal
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Unleashing the Next Generation
July 15th, 2022
God’s call on my life is to encourage the call. It’s a call that came one December night in 1984 as I was walking alone on a deserted street in Urbana, Illinois. I had just attended the last session o...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal
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LBS Students Trip: Chad, Africa
May 11th, 2022
Over the years, I have seen many Glimpse Project videos detailing Lutheran Brethren International Mission (LBIM) work in Chad. But it was an entirely different experience to stay with and get to know ...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal
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It Is Written
March 13th, 2022
The devil took Jesus to the holy city and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw yourself down. For it is written: “‘He will command his angels ...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal
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The Joy of the Journey Down
January 8th, 2022
Drew seemed to have it all. A degree in finance. A job in the business world that could make him wealthy. But one day he walked away from that world and enrolled in Lutheran Brethren Seminary to prepa...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal
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In Appreciation of Dr. Mathiesen
January 6th, 2022
Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen is Professor of Mission and Evangelism at Lutheran Brethren Seminary. He has served in this capacity since the summer of 2005. This summer Gaylan will be retiring, as he completes...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal
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New Seminary Faculty
January 5th, 2022
In Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, we find Solomon’s “poem for the seasons.” It reminds us that “for everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven” (3:1). Although it’s not stated explici...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal