Word and Work: An Intersection
Get a behind-the-scenes look at ministry where everyday life and God’s Word meet. The hourlong video and audio program is produced by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and hosted by Seminary President Dr. Dale A. Meyer. The audio program airs weekly at 2 p.m. CT on KFUO.
Dale Meyer and John Loum
In this episode of Word and Work, Dr. Dale A. Meyer explores the life and work of Dr. John Loum, director of Concordia Seminary’s Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT). The EIIT program offers specialized curriculum for men and women who want to serve immigrant and English as a Second Language (ESL) communities as pastors or deaconesses in North America. Tune in to hear about his life growing up in the Gambia, his journey from Islam to Christianity, and his ongoing mission work and ministry.
Dale Meyer, Christoph Barnbrock, and Chrisitian Neddens
In this episode, Dr. Dale Meyer is joined by two distinguished professors from Lutherische Theologische Hochschule, Oberursel, Germany: Dr. Christian Neddens, professor of Systematic Theology, and Dr. Christoph Barnbrock, rector and professor of Practical Theology.
Neddens and Barnbrock talk about the close ties between our two institutions, including the exchange program. Both professors describe the seminary process in Germany, the structure of the Church and the challenges and possibilities for the Gospel today. Rounding out the episode is a recording of Dr. Neddens’ recent sermon that he gave at the Seminary’s Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus.
Dale Meyer and Kou Seying
In this episode of Word and Work: An Intersection, Dr. Dale Meyer is joined by Rev. Kou Seying, associate dean for Urban and Cross-Cultural Ministry, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, to talk about cross-cultural ministry. Seying reveals the important implications of second-generation immigrant students entering the seminary next school year, and the ever-increasing ministry opportunities Christians have with immigrant communities. Seying also shares his journey to pastoral ministry that began in the mountains of Laos.
Dale Meyer and David Peter
In Word and Work: An Intersection, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis President Dr. Dale A. Meyer interviews Dr. David Peter, dean of faculty and professor of Practical Theology, about his new book, Maximizing the Midsize Church: Effective Leadership for Fruitful Mission and Ministry with Kregel Publications. The two men highlight the specific needs of the midsize churches — congregations with an average worship attendance of 150 to 400 — in the handbook for pastors and church staff. Later in the audio program, Dr. David R. Schmitt, the Gregg H. Benidt Memorial Professor of Homiletics and Literature, chats with Assistant Professor of Practical Theology Dr. Peter Nafzger about a chapel sermon in a Preacher’s Studio segment.
Dale Meyer and Travis Scholl
In Word and Work: An Intersection, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis President Dr. Dale A. Meyer interviews Dr. Travis Scholl, managing editor of Concordia Journal and Seminary Publications, about his role at the Seminary as well as with the Seminary’s Faith and Writing Workshop and Continuing Education offerings. Scholl is one of the presenters at the writing workshop, set for July 30-Aug. 1, 2019. The Faith and Writing Workshop explores various forms of creative writing — starting a blog, creating a sermon or devotion, “traditional” forms of creative writing (story, nonfiction, drama, poetry) — and everything in between. Learn more at Concordia Theology.