“Chosen” Ephesians 1:3-14

Do we love preaching predestination? Or does it perhaps scare us, or intimidate us, or at least cause us to pause? I’ll confess some of the latter. That seems reasonable, doesn’t it? After all, predestination ...

Fall Online 2021

While Summer seems to be in full swing, look ahead to upcoming continuing education courses later this year. Fall is a great time to get back into the swing of things and participate in a ...

Position Available

Culinary/Prep Cook Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is seeking an individual to work as a Culinary/Prep Cook in our cafeteria. This individual will assist in preparing meals for the students and setting up the serving line. Two ...

Preach the Word – July/August 2021

Movements in Sermon Writing I find that writing isn’t difficult. Sitting down to write—that’s difficult. The good lurking within my procrastination, fueling the fear at the edges of my work, is that it matters to ...

Book Review: Christian Freedom: Faith Working Through Love

Martin Luther (1483-1546) and Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560) lived and served in what is today Wittenberg, Germany at the University of Wittenberg. Martin Luther published countless treatises, commentaries, sermons, lectures, confessional statements, and other writings, many ...

Four Branches – June 2021

Jump to: Exegetical Systematic Historical Practical Exegetical theology: Gospel Motivation in the Shema via Vav Deuteronomy 6:4-9, often called the Shema, is a key confessional text of the Old Testament and was likely recited frequently ...

Graduation Day Sermon

President Treptow's sermon, "Got This?" was based on Hebrews 12:1–3, the graduating class passage. Got this? I’m not talking about you being able to come up the stairs, receive a diploma, and walk back to ...

Free Choral Concert

Canticum Novum: A WELS Chamber Choir is presenting a free concert in our auditorium on June 26 at 7:00 p.m. You are invited to attend in person or via livestream. Dan Forrest’s introspective new work ...

Four Branches – May 2021

Jump to: Exegetical Systematic Historical Practical Exegetical Theology: Direct Speech, Indirect Speech and Reported Consequences Linguistically speaking, the Gospels read a bit like a Hemingway novel, only with less wine consumed. Hemingway, in contrast to ...