Ever since beginning her presidency at the North American Lutheran Seminary, the Rev. Dr. Amy Schifrin has not only worked full-time in an administrative capacity but has also taught full-time as a professor of homiletics and liturgy. Pending her transition to full-time faculty in the next academic year, Schifrin and the NALS Board of Regents […]
70 percent of our student body at the North American Lutheran Seminary is either discerning a call to ordained ministry in the North American Lutheran Church or already in the process of candidacy. Pastor Patti Morlock, chairperson of the NALC Candidacy Committee, answered questions about how the candidacy process works for our students and what […]
At this past summer’s annual Convocation of the North American Lutheran Church, the Rev. Dr. Amy Schifrin announced her resignation from the post of seminary president and her transition to full-time faculty at the North American Lutheran Seminary. She will finish out the academic year of 2018 to 2019 as president while the search for […]
“When we landed in Egypt and drove through the Sinai,” said Janessa Fisk, senior MAR student at the North American Lutheran Seminary, “my first thoughts were, ‘Wow, the Israelites walked here for 40 years, and there is nothing.’ It is gorgeous, rugged, desert hills and mountains and sand, and that’s it. That’s all there is.” […]
By Matt KnuppelMDiv 2020 “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body. […]
When do you hear it? How do you hear it? Why do you hear it? From whom do you hear it? What will you be doing if you do hear it? Seminarians and pastors often reflect on questions surrounding the meaning of a pastoral call. Call committees often ponder these questions from their varying perspectives […]
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