LCMS President Harrison preacher for 500th Anniversary Reformation Service at CTSFW

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— “Out of love for the truth and from desire to elucidate it, the Reverend Father Martin Luther, Master of Arts and Sacred Theology, and ordinary lecturer therein at Wittenberg, intends to defend the following statements and to dispute on them in that place. Therefore he asks that those who cannot be present and dispute with him orally shall do so in their absence by letter. In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Amen.” So begins the 95 Theses, nailed...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—October 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  For additional information concerning all events, please go to www.ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2100. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, CTSFW has collected a number of resources and events to help you learn more and celebrate with us. Go to www.ctsfw.edu/Reformation-500 to find lectures from our recent CTSFW Reformation Lecture Series, articles,...

Mission Specialist to Serve at CTSFW

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—The Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, community will celebrate the beginning of the 172nd academic year with Opening Service on Tuesday, September 5, at 10:00 a.m. in Kramer Chapel. CTSFW President Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. will serve as preacher for the service. The service will be live streamed at www.ctsfw.edu/DailyChapel and at www.facebook.com/CTSFW. In addition to welcoming new and returning students, the Rev. Don C. Wiley will be installed as a mission specialist. The Rev. Daniel J.Brege, first vice...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—September 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, CTSFW has collected a number of resources and events to help you learn more and celebrate with us. Go to www.ctsfw.edu/Reformation-500 to find lectures from our recent CTSFW Reformation Lecture Series, articles, sermons, details about our upcoming Reformation service and more. Opening...

CTSFW to Celebrate Opening of 172nd Academic Year

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—On Tuesday, September 5, 2107, the Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, community will celebrate the beginning of our 172nd academic year. CTSFW President Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. will serve as preacher for the Opening Service at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern) in Kramer Chapel. If you can’t be on campus, watch live at www.ctsfw.edu/DailyChapel or www.facebook.com/CTSFW. We will welcome future pastors and deaconesses arriving for their first year of studies, returning students and those seeking advanced degrees such as the S.T.M,...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—August 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  For additional information concerning all events, please go to www.ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2100. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. CTSFW Continuing Education offerings for both church workers and laypeople run through September in over 20 locations from California to Iowa to North Carolina. Topics include “Christianity in Conflict,” “Liturgy: Yesterday, Today and Forever,” “Are Today’s Ears Hearing the Timeless Message?”...

Costs Down and Enrollment Up for CTSFW D.Min. Program

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Program at Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, continues to see steady growth as pastors from all over the world take advantage of the program designed specifically for pastors currently serving congregations. “The program benefits pastors and congregations by leading the pastor through a doctoral level project which teaches him to deepen his practice of ministry and strengthens his congregation for the long run,” explained the Rev. Dr. Gifford A. Grobien, director of the D. Min....

CTSFW Announces The Carl and Erna Weinrich Chair in New Testament and Early Church Studies

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—During the commencement ceremony on May 19, 2017, the Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr., president of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, announced the establishment of The Carl and Erna Weinrich Chair in New Testament and Early Church Studies. This chair has been established through the generosity of Carl and Erna Weinrich, the parents of the Rev. Dr. William C. Weinrich, professor of Historical Theology at CTSFW. Planning for this started years ago before Erna was taken to be with...

The Logos Project—We Did It!

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)—Thanks to the generosity of almost 100 individuals, families and congregations, the next generation of pastors will have their Greek textbooks supplied for them. With just over $16,500 raised, Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, is pleased to announce The Logos Project is fully funded for 2017. CTSFW Dean of Students Dr. Gary Zieroth is especially thankful. “Time and again God’s people have supported their future pastors with their prayers, their talents and even their material gifts. The generosity of God’s...

Upcoming Events at CTSFW—June 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (CTSFW)— Check out the upcoming events offered by Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), 6600 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  For additional information concerning all events, please go to www.ctsfw.edu or phone 260.452.2100. Please note that all times for campus events are Eastern Time. The Logos Project, runs through the close of the academic year, May 19.  Our goal is to raise the funds to provide each of our new pastoral ministry students with the resources they need to begin their study.  For most of...