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Joseph Glombicki, a new Specific Ministry Pastor student, helps in the English Cave Community Garden in St. Louis as part of a servant event during Orientation Aug. 23 2017. Photo: Jill Gray

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MANAGING EDITOR Melanie Ave ART DIRECTOR Jayna Rollings

Dr. Mark Seifrid describes the “saving significance of faith” found in the New Testament.

LIVING, DARING CONFIDENCE THROUGH EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES Two of Concordia Seminary’s students share their own faith-building experiences.

PUBLISHER Dale A. Meyer EXECUTIVE EDITOR Vicki Biggs

FAITH: THE NEW BIRTH BY GOD’S WORK

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THE REFORMATION 500 YEARS LATER: BEING RELIGIOUS Dr. Erik Herrmann explores how Luther’s actions on Oct. 31, 1517, are still deeply felt today, 500 years later.

DESIGNER Michelle Poneleit WRITERS Vicki Biggs Erik Herrmann Kim Plummer Krull Travis Scholl Mark Seifrid Kendra Whittle

PHOTOGRAPHERS Melanie Ave Jill Gray Sid Hastings Harold Rau Bridgette Sharp Kendra Whittle

OUR MISSION Concordia Seminary serves church and world by providing theological education and leadership centered in the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ for the formation of pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars and leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

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Concordia Seminary Magazine | Fall 2017  

Faith: the new birth by God’s work | Living, daring confidence through extraordinary experience | Special section: Reformation500

Concordia Seminary Magazine | Fall 2017  

Faith: the new birth by God’s work | Living, daring confidence through extraordinary experience | Special section: Reformation500