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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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ILT’s Search for a New Dean

ILT began a search this week for a Dean of Academic Affairs. This position is an administrative position with leadership of the graduate and certificate faculties. If you are interested in this position or know someone who might be, please review the job description and requirements by following the link. This is an important position for ILT and is a necessary component in ILT's commitment to quality education and to preparing qualified pastors and teachers. We ask that you help us by praying for the search process, that the Lord would guide us to finding the right person for the job. Dean of Academic Affairs Looking to make a difference in our world? It's time to use all of your education

Holy Week Meditation

“After this, when Jesus knew that all was now finished, he said (in order to fulfill the scriptures), `I am thirsty.’” (John 19:28) By becoming thirsty, Jesus became the source of the water of life for us. His thirst is our life. His emptying is our abundance. “I am thirsty,” Jesus says. We gave him vinegar. But after he had finished his work, one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear and at once blood and water came out. The blood is the blood of the true Passover lamb, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. He dies, and the angel of death passes over us. Our sin is taken away. We are released from bondage. We are free. The water is the water Jesus spoke of with the w

Announcing Eddie Kwok, Director of Contextual Education

Contextual education at the Institute of Lutheran Theology includes internships, practicums, and practical education that ministry candidates must go through as a part of their education at ILT. ILT is committed to helping its students prepare not only academically, but also practically for life in congregational ministry. As a part of the commitment ILT has added Dr. Eddie Kwok to the faculty as the Director of Contextual Education. Dr. Kwok comes with many years of experience and will lead ILT efforts to expand its training of ministry candidates. Dr. Kwok is a pastor emeritus with the Canadian Association of Lutheran Congregations and currently serving as Interim Pastor at New Life Chines

Ways You Can Support Your Future Pastors and Teachers

Dear Friends in Christ: There are so many good causes to which you might contribute in these coming weeks. You can choose to feed the hungry, help the sick and disabled, spread the Good News through evangelical outreach and mission, or provide funding for campus or prison ministry, abuse shelters, rehabilitation services and much, much more. With all these pressing needs, we in the Church sometimes overlook what is most basic to our collective future: Where will our congregations find faithful, competent and courageous pastors who can proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ with passion and skill? We believe that churches understanding this demand will increasingly call as their pastors men and

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