In this devotion, David L. Tiede, professor of New Testament and president emeritus, reflects on the assurance that God is good, all the time. Read today’s God Pause.
Archives for February 2023
When? Monday, March 13, 2023 from 9:30–10:30 a.m. CT or 6:30–7:30 p.m. CT
Where? On Zoom – Register Here:
Base Salary? Housing allowance? Deductions? Defined Compensation? Reimbursement Plans? Qualifying Expenses? Taxable and Non-Taxable Income? Professional Expenses? WHAT IS ALL THIS??? Come for one hour, and we will define all these terms for you, answer questions, and point you to additional support as you need it.
Because this topic is so important, we are offering two sessions for you to choose from. One in the morning from 9:30–10:30 AM Central time, and an identical session in the evening from 6:30–7:30 p.m. CT. Choose the time that works for you. Bring your questions!
Planning is underway for a travel course to the Holy Land for students during Winter Term 2024. The dates will be January 28–February 9, 2024. This course is CD 1613 in the Luther Seminary catalog (The Holy Land: Its People, Places, and Prayers).
The cost of the trip for students will be subsidized through a fellowship, making for an unusually affordable experience for a trip of this length. The resulting cost of the trip is still being worked out, but I estimate between $2,500–3,000 per student, which will include all travel, lodging, most meals, etc.
When the net trip cost is known, probably in a couple of months from now, I will announce it. The same is true for the registration process. I have no additional information available at this point in time. I’m simply starting to get the wheels turning by announcing the dates, so interested students can plan accordingly.
Did you know that in a basement just over 6 miles away from Luther Seminary, the very first fantasy roleplaying game was played on April 17, 1971?
This first gaming session would be developed into a set of house rules that would eventually be expanded on and published in 1974 as a set of brown booklets called Dungeons & Dragons.
Nathan Lyke is a senior at Luther Sem, and a D&D enthusiast and game-history archivist. Come for a brief history of how this game came to be through historical objects (including a model castle that belonged to the game’s co-creator Dave Arneson), ask questions, and play a “one-shot” session in the style these original players used when the game was merely a loose set of house rules.
No experience necessary, and even seasoned players will likely learn some new historical points of interest about the game! All students, faculty, and staff are welcome.
We’ll be in Gullixson 103 for a light Jimmy John’s dinner and D&D history and then around 6:30 we’ll transition to the library to play the one-shot. See email for Zoom link for history at 6:00 p.m. CST.
Contact Nathan Lyke with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
The ADA automatic door opener push pad for the outside west doors of Gullixson Hall is out of service. The interior ADA push pad is working. The repair of this opener is a high priority.