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Gifted Grant Opportunity 2021

We thank God for a gift of $1000 provided by a retired pastor and his wife. This gift is intended to encourage WELS pastors to partner with their lay leaders ...

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 ...

Graduation Day at the seminary

On May 21, 2021, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary held its graduation service. President Earle Treptow based his sermon on the class passage, Hebrews 12:1-3, “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such ...

Satellite Summer Quarters, 2021

In 2019 Grow in Grace began a new approach to Summer Quarter, offering no classes on campus in that year, but taking classes to whatever districts were willing to host ...

 

Grow in Grace was established in 2010 to strengthen and expand how WLS offers resources and support for the growth of pastors in all their God-given callings with a special emphasis on spiritual and professional growth.

Resources

 

Grow in Grace delivers informal resources useful for individual or group study that assist pastors to grow in all their callings.

Mark 8:27-35

“Get behind me, Satan!” (Mark 8:33) Can you imagine how Peter would have felt when Jesus directed those words at him? Wow! If I’d been Peter, I would have wanted ...

When was Jesus Really Born?

Bibliographical Information: When Was Jesus Really Born? Early Christianity, the Calendar, and the Life of Jesus, by Steven L. Ware. St. Louis, Missouri: Concordia Publishing House, 2013. 281 pages. Credentials: ...

Four Branches – August 2021

Jump to: ExegeticalSystematicHistoricalPractical Exegetical theology: Preaching on Numbers 12:1-15 Logos Bible Study Software lists the “best” commentaries on every book of the Bible. I don’t know their algorithm, but two ...

Reflections of Light: The Odyssey of a Black American Lutheran Pastor During the Civil Rights Years

Lonnie L. Branch received a Master of Divinity by completing a curriculum between the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago and Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. He was the ...