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Each week you will find new stories posted here about how God is using the Institute of Lutheran Theology to sow the seed of the gospel. Check back often to stay informed. 

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March 27, 2020

Greetings in the Name of Christ from ILT. 

We pray that all of you are well during this time of uncertainty. Every day seems like a new day as things change in response to both COVID-19 and the resulting economic situation. We will continue to pray for all of you that G...

March 20, 2020


“Peace,” said our risen Lord Jesus Christ, and again, “Peace!” (Jn. 20:19 & 21). This greeting, “Peace,” from the newly resurrected Savior to disciples locked away in their room, fearful of the same mob that had crucified Jesus, is Jesus’ greeting to all those terrif...

March 3, 2020

The Institute of Lutheran Theology (ILT) is happy to announce that it will be offering undergraduate programs in the fall of 2020! 

ILT faculty submitted Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Ministry degree programs for approval by its accreditation agency, the A...

February 28, 2020

Jeffrey Amundson was awarded the Master of Religion degree at a ceremony during worship at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchison, Minnesota on Sunday, February 23. Mr. Amundson has been studying with ILT for the last three years while also working as an engineer. Immediat...

February 7, 2020

After the Super Bowl last Sunday, the Augustana District of the LCMC hosted its annual theological conference. The theme of the conference this year was the theology of Gerhard Forde. Nick Hopman and Dr. Steve Paulson presented different theological topics to help part...

January 31, 2020

This summer, Dr. Mark Mattes, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Grand View University in Des Moines, will be offering a class comparing the theologies of Jenson and Forde at the ILT main campus in Brookings, SD. We would like to invite everyone to participate in...

January 24, 2020

January 23, 2020 was the official start date of ILT’s 11th spring semester. ILT continues to show growth each semester. This semester is no different and there are many exciting things happening. Dr. Robert Kolb is teaching his first semester and Dr. Paul Hinlicky has...

January 17, 2020

In November, Dr. Robert Benne, Professor of Ethics at ILT, published Thanks Be to God: Memoirs of a Practical Theologian with the American Lutheran Publicity Bureau (ALPB). Dr. Benne is one of the founding faculty of ILT and has been a great supporter of ILT’s mission....

January 10, 2020

Jacobson is pictured here with Connie Seddon of the CHI.  Photograph from the Concordia Historical Institute 45th annual awards banquet and annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford — at Concordia Sem...

December 20, 2019

December, the Year of Our Lord 2019

Peace and Good Will to All!

People all over the world are in the thrall of preparing for a celebration of the anniversary of history’s greatest event:  The Nativity of our Lord. Or, putting it in more theological terms, the Incarnation...

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