Summer 2021 Course: Biblical Hebrew as Communication – July 19-23

Ever feel like, every time you open to a text in Hebrew, you’re starting all over again? Is there really no better way than to look up every word and analyze every form, and then ...

Friends of the Seminary Day cancelled

Dear Friend of the Seminary, Your faithful prayers and generous offerings allow us to continue the work the seminary has done for 157 years—preparing pastors for the worldwide work of WELS. Each fall, we look ...

Longtime seminary staff retire

Two longtime seminary staff members are retiring. Diane Heisler served for 16 years as the faculty secretary.  Joanne Vandeventer has served for 35 years as the seminary’s food service director. “We are truly grateful for ...

On the Road with Augustine

James K.A. Smith (PhD, Villanova University) is a professor of philosophy at Calvin University, where he holds the Gary and Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology and Worldview. He is also a popular speaker ...

Behold, Behold the Lamb!

Prof. em. Forrest Bivens manages Grow in Grace’s mentoring program. In late August he sent a devotion to the mentors; we thought it would be much appreciated by our entire ministerium. Our thanks to Prof. ...

A Complete Handbook of Literary Forms in the Bible

Leland Ryken is a professor of English emeritus at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.  He has contributed several works to the study of biblical and Christian literature.  Ryken was the literary stylist for the English ...

Four Branches – August 2020

Jump to: Exegetical Systematic Historical Practical Exegetical Theology: Rebuilding After Exile III: Pointing to Jesus The prophet Zechariah preached the good news of the coming Messiah to motivate the returned exiles to continue rebuilding the ...

Fall Online 2020 Course

Fall Online is now open for enrollment! Join Professor Ken Cherney as he leads: Linguistics for Exegetes. This course runs from September 7 through November 1.  **Remember: Any pastor who enrolls in a continuing education opportunity ...

Professors installed at opening worship

On Monday, August 24, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary held its opening worship service for the 2020-2021 school year. During this service, four men were installed on the faculty: Rev. David Bivens, Rev. Aaron Christie, Rev. Nathan ...