Study Materials

Fall 2020

Getting Down to Basics syllabus fall 2020

Getting Down to Basics syllabus fall 2020

Introduction to the New Testament syllabus fall 2020

Introduction to the New Testament syllabus fall 2020

Foundations of Biblical Preaching syllabus fall 2020

Foundations of Biblical Preaching syllabus fall 2020
Summer 2019

Teaching the Bible, Hosting the Conversation syllabus summer 2019

Teaching the Bible, Hosting the Conversation syllabus summer 2019
Winter 2020

From Jesus to Luther syllabus winter 2020

From Jesus to Luther syllabus winter 2020

Lutheran Heritage syllabus winter 2020

Lutheran Heritage syllabus winter 2020

Foundations of Biblical Preaching syllabus winter 2020

Foundations of Biblical Preaching syllabus winter 2020

Introduction to the Old Testament syllabus winter 2020

Introduction to the Old Testament syllabus winter 2020

Introduction to the New Testament syllabus winter 2020

Introduction to the New Testament syllabus winter 2020

Systematic Theology syllabus winter 2020

Systematic Theology syllabus winter 2020
"We Must Plant the Church": The Story of Lutherans in America

"We Must Plant the Church": The Story of Lutherans in America study guide

We Must Plant the Church study guide
9 Ways to Use Bible Tutor
9 Ways to Use Bible Tutor
Adult Crossings
Adult Crossings Introduction
Adult Crossings God's Call
An American Conscience: The Reinold Niebuhr Story study guide

Study guide for the full documentary on Reinhold Niebuhr

An American Conscience: The Reinold Niebuhr Story study guide
An Introduction to the New Testament study guide

Study guide for An Introduction to the New Testament - James Aageson

An Introduction to the New Testament study guide
Biblical Stewardship

Participant handouts for Biblical Stewardship: Our Duty and Delight.

Biblical Stewardship: Our Duty and Delight Session Handouts

Study guide for Biblical Stewardship: Our Duty and Delight.

Biblical Stewardship: Our Duty and Delight Study guide

Glossary for the Biblical Stewardship: Our Duty and Delight

Biblical Stewardship: Our Duty and Delight Glossary
Biology and Belief study guide

Biology and Belief study guide

Biology and Belief study guide
By What Authority: Rethinking Early Christain History

Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
By What Authority: Rethinking Early Christian History

By What Authority: Rethinking Early Church History study guide

By What Authority: Rethinking Early Church History study guide

Christian Centers Map

Christian Centers Map
By What Authority: Rethinking Early Christian History

Annotated List of People in the Course

Annotated List of People in the Course
Carol Lahurd podcast documents
Lahurd outline Nov 2011
Lahurd I Intro to Religious Pluralism
Lahurd II Key Issures in Being with the Other
Lahurd III Startegies and Resources for Being with Each Other
Lahurd IV Key Issues in Acting with the Other
Lahurd V Strategies and Resources for Acting with the Other
ELCA Judiaism and Islam Resources
Helpful Websites for Religious Pluralism
Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times

Study guide for Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times a course with Dr. Peter Stienke.

Congregational Leadership Study Guide
Connecting Sunday to Monday
Connecting Sunday to Monday study guide
Da Vinci's Mystery: Separating Truth from Fiction

Da Vinci's Mystery study guide

Da Vinci's Mystery study guide
Death of Jesus in the Gospel of John

Death of Jesus in the Gospel of John study guide

Death of Jesus in the Gospel of John study guide
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Today

B Green After Ten Years

B Green After Ten Years

B Green Then and Now

B Green Then and Now

C Green Apostle of Peace

C Green Apostle of Peace

L Rasmussen Ecology

L Rasmussen Ecology

L Rasmussen Science and Religion

L Rasmussen Science and Religion
Down + Out: Where Grace Takes You

Down + Out: Where Grace Takes You study guide

Down + Out: Where Grace Takes You study guide
Earthbound

The Lutheran version of the study guide for Earthbound.

Earthbound Study Guide (Lutheran version)

Action plan handout for Earthbound.

Earthbound: Action plan

Handout for Earthbound: Checklist for Building and Grounds

Earthbound: Checklist for Building and Grounds

Handout for Earthbound: Minnesota Action Plan

Earthbound: Minnesota Action Plan

Handout for Earthbound: personal covenant

Earthbound: Personal Covenant

The generic version of the Earthbound study guide.

Earthbound Study Guide (generic version)
Encountering God in Scripture

Leader guide for Encountering God in Scripture.

Encountering God: Leader Guide

Participant guide for Encountering God in Scripture.

Encountering God: Participant Guide
Enter the Wardrobe

Enter the Wardrobe study guide

Enter the Wardrobe study guide
Equipping Households of Faith

Bibliography for Equipping Households of Faith.

Equipping Households Bibliography

Introduction and overview for Equipping Households of Faith.

Equipping Households Intro

Session 1 study guide for Equipping Households of Faith

Equipping Households Session 1

Session 2 study guide for Equipping Households of Faith

Equipping Households Session 2

Session 3 study guide for Equipping Households of Faith

Equipping Households Session 3

Session 4 study guide for Equipping Households of Faith

Equipping Households Session 4
Experienceing God

Leader guide for Experiencing God.

Experiencing God: Leader Guide

Participant guide for Experiencing God.

Experiencing God: Participant Guide
Faith Out Loud: Talking about What Matters Most

study guide for Faith Out Loud

study guide for Faith Out Loud
Faithful Citizen

Sample from the Leader Guide for Faithful Citizen.

Faithful Citizen Introduction sample
Final Paper Guidelines

These are the instructions for those taking courses for candidacy or for some other certification.

Final Paper Guidelines
Free in Christ

Free in Christ study guide

Free in Christ study guide
Fretheim Explores Genesis

Fretheim Explores Genesis study guide

Fretheim Explores Genesis study guide

Fretheim Explores Genesis study gudie

Fretheim Explores Genesis study gudie
From Jesus to Luther
Text book page numbers for new edition The Story of Christianity
Getting Down to Basics: TheAugsburg Confessions and The Small Catechism

Study guide by Dr. Timothy Wengert for Getting Down to Basics.

Getting Down to Basics: TheAugsburg Confessions and The Small Catechism
Good God Questions Volume 1

Study guide for Good God Questions Volume 1.

Good God Questions Vol 1 Study Guide
Good God Questions Volume 2

Study guide for Good God Questions Volume 2.

Good God Questions Vol. 2 Study Guide
How Lutherans Interpret the Bible

ELCA Constitution

Session 1 handout

Lutheran Buzzwords

Session 2 handout

Interpreting Scripture

Session 3 handout

Binding and Loosing

Session 5 handout

Reflecting on Scripture

Session 7 handout

Official study guide for How Lutherans Interpret the Bible written by Jessicah Duckworth.

How Lutherans Interpret the Bible Study Guide
How We Got the New Testament
How We Got the New Testament study guide
Glossary of Terms
Introduction to the New Testament

Session 7 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 7

Session 8 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 8

Session 9 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 9

Session 10 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 10

Introduction for use of the study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Intro to Study Guide

Small group syllabus for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Small Group Syllabus

Session 1 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 1

Session 2 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 2

Session 3 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 3

Session 4 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 4

Session 5 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 5

Session 6 study guide for Introduction to the New Testament.

New Testament Session 6
Introduction to the Old Testament
Text book readings for 2nd and 4th edition of Coogan

Official study guide for Introduction to the Old Testament with Dr. Ralph Klein and Dr. Katheryn Schifferdecker.

Introduction to the Old Testament
Introduction to the World of the New Testament

Study guide for the facilitator for Introduction to the World of the New Testament.

Study Guide Introduction to the World of the New Testament

Handouts for Introduction to the World of the New Testament

Handouts for Introduction to the World of the New Testametn

Hermenuetical circle- handout for Introduction to the World of the New Testament.

Hermenuetical Circle
Is This the Time: Interpreting the Mysteries of Revelation

Official study guide for Is This the Time? Interpreting the Mystery of Revelation with Dr. Craig Koester.

Is This the Time: Interpreting the Mysteries of Revelation
Knowledge to Power: Understanding and Overcoming Addiction

study guide 

Knowledge to Power: Understanding and Overcoming Addiction study guide
Learning Luke: The Apostolic Gospel study guide

The study guide for Learning Luke gives multiple options for use, from a 4 session study to an indepth look at the book of Luke using all 12 sessions.

Learning Luke: The Apostolic Gospel study guide
Let's Talk About Death

Death and Dying

Death and Dying

End of Life Decisions

End of Life Decisions

Guide for Preparation of Death Announcement

Guide for Preparation of Death Announcement

Parish Practice Notebook

Parish Practice Notebook

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

LCA Social Statement Death and Dying

LCA Social Statement Death and Dying
Life of Faith Resource List

This list includes reading recommendations by Dwight Dubois and Craig Nessan for those interested in the Life of Faith initiative beyond what is on the Select Learning website. The resources are primarily books. One website is listed. At the end the Select Learning resources are also listed.

Life_of_Faith_Reourse_List
Luther's Legacy for Laity

Timothy Wengert Part 7

Timothy Wengert Part 7

Timothy Wengert Part 8

Timothy Wengert Part 8

Timothy Wengert Part 9

Timothy Wengert Part 9

Timothy Wengert Part 10

Timothy Wengert Part 10

Darell Jodock

Darell Jodock

David Lose Part 3

David Lose Part 3

Kathryn Kleinhans

Kathryn Kleinhans

David Lose Part 4

David Lose Part 4

David Lose Part 1

David Lose Part 1

David Lose Part 5

David Lose Part 5

David Lose Part 2

David Lose Part 2

David Lose Part 6

David Lose Part 6

David Lose Part 7

David Lose Part 7

David Lose Part 8

David Lose Part 8

Timothy Wengert Part 1

Timothy Wengert Part 1

Timothy Wengert Part 2

Timothy Wengert Part 2

Timothy Wengert Part 3

Timothy Wengert Part 3

Timothy Wengert Part 4

Timothy Wengert Part 4

Timothy Wengert Part 5

Timothy Wengert Part 5

Timothy Wengert Part 6

Timothy Wengert Part 6
Making Mutual Ministry Work

Study guide for Making Mutual Ministry Work.

Making Mutual Ministry Work
Meeting God in Prayer

Meeting God in Prayer study guide

Meeting God in Prayer study guide
Opening Prayer

Opening Prayer study guide

Opening Prayer study guide
Reformation Roots

Reformation Roots study guide

Reformation Roots study guide
Romans: Living Faithfully

Official study guide for Romans: Living Faithfully with Walter F. Taylor, Jr.

Romans: Living Faithfully
Sacraments in Action

Baptism Leader Guide

Baptism Leader Guide

Lord's Supper Leader Guide

Lord's Supper Leader Guide

Small Catechism in Play Dough-Baptism

Small Catechism in Play Dough-Baptism

Small Catechism in Play Dough-Lord's Supper

Small Catechism in Play Dough-Lord's Supper

The Lord's Supper Recipe

The Lord's Supper Recipe
Select Learning courses using Zoom

This document gives detailed instructions to use Zoom to do a class with videos.

Select Learning courses using Zoom
Service and Learning
Service and Learning Session 6
Service and Learning Session 5 handout 1
Service and Learning Session 5 handout 2
Service and Learning: Introduction
Service and Learning Session 1
Service and Learning Session 2
Service and Learning Session 3
Service and Learning Session 4
Service and Learning Session 5
St Paul: From Saul of Tarsus to the Apostle of the Lutheran Reformation Study Guide
St Paul: From Saul of Tarsus to the Apostle of the Lutheran Reformation Study Guide
Stranger in our Midst: The Church and People with Mental Illness

Stranger in our Midst study guide

Stranger in our Midst study guide
Systematic Theology Reading Assignments
Systematic Theology: Fundamentals of Christian Theology
Systematic Theology: Fundamentals of Christian Theology

The official study guide for the course Systematic Theology: Fundamentals of Christian Theology. Dr. Winston Persaud is the dean of this course and lectures along with 11 other professors from ELCA seminaries.

Systematic Theology study guide
Teaching the Bible, Hosting the Conversation

Study guide designed to support the language of the Book of Faith Initiative in the ELCA.

Teaching the Bible, Hosting the Conversation study guide (Book of Faith)

This study guide is generic. It does not make references to the Book of Faith initiative of the ELCA.

Teaching the Bible, Hosting the Conversation study guide (generic)
The American Protestant Experience: A Free Market for Faith

The American Protestant Experience study guide

The American Protestant Experience study guide
The Beginning of the Good News: A Live Perfomance of Mark's Gospel

The times in the video for the beginning of each chapter of Mark in: Beginning of the Good News.

Chapter times for Beginning of the Good News

Study guide for The Beginning of the Good News: A Live Performance of Mark's Gospel by Phil Ruge-Jones. The study guide is structured by the chapters in Mark.

Beginning of the Good News: A Live Perfomance of Mark's Gospel
The Dramatic Presentation of Paul's Letter to the Galatians

Dr. David Rhoads performance of Paul's letter to the Galatians.

The Dramatic Presentation of Paul's Letter to the Galatians
The Use and Abuse of the Cross: Theology of the Cross in Contemporary Culture

Study guide for The Use and Abuse of the Cross.

The Use and Abuse of the Cross
Turning Ink Into Blood

Turning Ink Into Blood study guide

Turning Ink Into Blood study guide
When You Pray: The Lord's Prayer with Dr. James Nestingen

When You Pray study guide

When You Pray study guide
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