A Chapter Closes, A Chapter Opens

Last Friday marked the official beginning of Dr. Thomas Egger’s tenure as president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This serves as a milestone in the history of Concordia Seminary, as Dr. Egger is the eleventh president in its illustrious 183 year history. (As an aside, I’m a bit saddened that very few people got my […]

Pastor Peperkorn Accepts Call to CTSFW

[This is a copy of the letter I sent to my congregation last night. -TAP]  The Feast of St. Mary Magdalene July 22, 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, “Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been […]

Pastor Receives Call to CTSFW

Below you will find a link to the letter I wrote to my congregation yesterday, July 19. -TAP July 19, 2021 Friends, “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”” […]

LCMS Books on Preaching

Many of you probably know that I am pursuing a doctorate in preaching from The Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis. I am now in the thesis project stage, where I am writing on developing a Lutheran sacramental imagination. One part of this project is surveying how preaching/homiletics has been taught in the LCMS […]