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ILT celebrates Stan Ericson receiving his Pastoral Ministry Certificate.

December 16, 2018 proved an eventful day for Palmer, Kansas. One of its own graduated from seminary. Stan Ericson graduated from the Institute of Lutheran Theology (ILT) having earned a Pastoral Ministry Certificate with all the rights, privileges, and responsibilities that are accorded his new certificate. St. Paul Lutheran Church's sanctuary was filled to capacity in honor of Stan's work in obtaining his certificate and in honor of his service to the congregation and parish. The Rev. Timothy J. Swenson, Dean of Chapel at ILT, presided at the graduation ceremony and delivered the certificate to the newly graduated Ericson. Pastor Tom Sahl hosted the ceremony during Sunday morning worship. A

Understanding The times and Knowing What to Do!

“ who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do.” -1 Chronicles 12:32 The Institute of Lutheran Theology began in the previous decade amid terrible conflict in church and society over the authority of Scripture. We believe we were then as well as now raised up to teach people to understand the times and to know what to do. By engaging rather than retreating from the culture’s intellectual horizon while remaining faithful the Scripture and the Lutheran Confessions our students are better prepared than other schools. Our first decade was not easy. We began during fears of recession and launched in the worst financial times in many years. We had no choice but to purs

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