Augsburg Annual Chaplain Training
Military chaplains and chaplain candidates endorsed by Augsburg Lutheran Churches gathered at the DoubleTree Hotel in El Paso, TX, for their Annual Chaplain Training on February 10-15, 2019. The theme for the week was “Freeing the Prisoners” and the featured speaker was Dr. Jonathan Sorum, the Dean of Academic Affairs at ILT. Dr. Sorum taught the graduate class, “Bonhoeffer and Preaching” (PT450) Monday through Friday. Fifteen participants received Bonhoeffer’s example of addressing the cultural horizon and maintaining the integrity of the text. The class will be taken for graduate credit through ILT, or continuing education. The 2020 Annual Chaplain Training and Augsburg Gathering and will be held on February 9-14, 2020, at the DoubleTree Hotel in El Paso, Texas.