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PS Portions

PS Portions – October 2016

PS Portions for October 2016

October 2016


President David Lose

Do you see that as a growth industry?

A few years ago, on a flight back from presenting at a synod assembly, I was seated next to a venture capitalist. He told me about a variety of opportunities in which he was currently investing, describing the potential he saw in each. Then he asked me what I did. I shared that I was a teacher, a seminary professor, someone who trains leaders for the church. “Church,” he said, pausing for a moment, then asking, “Do you see that as a growth industry?”

Read more from President Lose in this month’s message…


Pr. William Fluck

“The three best years of my life were my attendance at LTSP!” proclaimed the Rev. William A. Fluck, sharing an kind smile. “I found the intellectual rigor tremendously invigorating.” Pastor Fluck has been giving faithfully and generously to the seminary over many years for these reasons, and also because, he says, “I feel the seminary is really the root of the church. I’ve had a positive experience along the way. I attribute that to my training.”

Read more about Pastor Fluck…


Money, Mission, and Media: Insights and Strategies for 21st Century Ministry - See more at:

Money, Mission, and Media: Insights and Strategies for 21st Century Ministry – video report

Ministry in the twenty-first century presents unique challenges and fresh opportunities for the church. At the forefront of these changes are questions about stewardship, mission, and the ever-evolving world of social media and technology. Presenters Adam Copeland, Mihee Kim-Kort, Keith Anderson, and fellow Philadelphia-area ministry practitioners explored what this means, sharing their insight and understanding.

Watch videos from this outstanding resource day…


October LTSP Notes

LTSP Notes for October include faculty updates from Professors Katie Day, Jon Pahl, Michael Krentz, and Nelson Rivera.

October Class Notes

Read October’s Class Notes on the Rev. Dr. Leah Schade presenting author’s conversation, an update from Moose Flores, and the deaths of the Rev. Jay Klick and the Rev. Jay Donald Rea.


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