Do we really need God?

September 16 & 17, 20219-11:30AM & 1-3PM via Zoom We know the power of the Living God in our lives, yet what do we make of the suffering and evil that often plague us? In this Lay School of Theology, we will explore that nature of the Living God and the challenges we face from the powers and principalities that surround us (including the pandemic experience from which the true God has redeemed us one more time), which we could call “death-dealing gods.” Presented by... Read More

Volume L, 2020, No. 1-4

Table of Contents Not Your Average Exorcist: Jesus's Dialogue with Legion (Mark 5:7-9) p. 1 You Can't Say That in a Sermon: Social Trauma, Trigger Words, and Dialogue p.... Read More

Play ‘Fore’ a Good Cause in LTS Virtual Golf Tournament

Register now for the 2021 Lexington Theological Seminary Virtual Golf Tournament. Play on any course, anywhere in the world during the month of May. Individuals and teams are welcome! Sign up at... Read More

Spring Lay School of Theology: Religion and Politics in the U.S.

Examine the historical relationships between religion and politics in this three-part online lecture series by the Rev. Edwin David Aponte, Executive Director of the Louisville Institute. Pastors and lay leaders will learn from historical, cultural, social, and theological studies to gain a better understanding of religious participation in U.S. American public life, the nature of civil religion, and Christian participation in the public sphere. Special attention will be paid to the U.S.... Read More

Youth Ministry Panel Discussion

OF COURSE, YOUTH MINISTRY – BUT HOW? Join us for a Zoom conversation about building and sustaining a relevant Youth Ministry in your congregation. Three experts will share their experiences of the challenges and the joys of youth ministry and share what we can do to better support youth programming throughout the church. After the presentations, there will be a 20-minute Q&A session. Participants will then break into small groups with the task of designing a sustainable youth... Read More

Volume XLIX, 2019, No. 1-4

Table of Contents Creation as Sacred Space in the Exodus Narratives p. 1 Holy Ground (’Admat Qodesh): A Counter-Locative Claim on Sacred Space at the Burning  Bush p. 15 Why Centralization? p. 39 Embodiment, Liminality, and Intertextual Allusions: A Spatial Reading of the Jeroboam Narrative p. 57 The Sea as Everyday Space: (Psalms 104 and 107) p.... Read More

‘For Such a Time as This:’ LTS President, Dean, Faculty Lead Post-Election Teach-In

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Lexington Theological Seminary is honored to welcome Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv., as he preaches during our January Intensives on Friday, Jan. 15 at noon. He will also inaugurate and bless the Masters in Pastoral Studies/Roman Catholic Studies program. His homily is titled “The Beloved Community — Brothers and Sisters All.” Bishop Stowe has served as the third Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington since 2015. He was born in Amherst, OH. After a year of community... Read More

Former LTS Dean was key figure in Seminary’s transition to online format

The Rev. Dr. Richard D. Weis, 71, Dean and Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Bible at Lexington Theological Seminary, passed away Dec. 31, 2020, in Lexington, KY. Born in Lafayette, IN, Dr. Weis grew up in Cincinnati. He earned an A.B. in Classical Studies from the University of Michigan and an M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary. He was ordained by the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. as a Minister of Word and Sacrament and served Presbyterian churches in Paterson, NJ, and... Read More