Posts Tagged ‘St. Louis’

Forever at Concordia Seminary

The Gottesdienst blog today has a post in which it seeks to expose the worship practices occurring at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.  Those that know me who tell you that I am one who uses the liturgy and hymnody of the Church each week with joy.  I am one who understands quite clearly the concern […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on October 20th, 2015 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , , ,  •  5 Comments

Laypeople as Pastors, Pastors as CEOs

Most of the major issues of any contention before the LCMS convention this year were centered around our understanding of the Office of the Holy Ministry.  Basically, the contention centered on the question, “What things has God given ordained pastors (and only ordained pastors) to do?” Our church body has struggled with the issues for […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on July 30th, 2013 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , , , ,  •  5 Comments

Call Day

I received a message yesterday from Dale Meyer, president of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis as an alumni of that university.  The video message is at http://callday.csl.edu/greeting/ if you wish to watch it. Certain parts of the message where certainly done with great churchmanship.  We were implored to pray for the candidates receiving calls and […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on May 3rd, 2011 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , , , ,  •  3 Comments