M.Div. Curriculum Changed at CSL

Revised M.DIV. Curriculum at Concordia St. Louis

Responding to 21st Century ministry needs with an unchanging Gospel, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (CSL), is revising its curriculum for training pastors.  Congregations Matter© is excited about the revised curriculum that goes into effect at our St. Louis campus this fall.  The revised curriculum will do an even better job of preparing pastors for our LCMS congregations. You may read about the curriculum here.  Why was the curriculum revised? The last time the Seminary thoroughly revised its M.Div. curriculum was in 1958.  Pastors graduating today are serving congregations in a world that is much different than it was more than two generations ago.  A few changes in 1978 and 1995 added content, but this resulted in an unorganized curriculum. 21st century congregations need their pastors prepared with a well-designed, firm foundation of pastoral formation.  The revised curriculum is designed as a whole and will do a better job of forming