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Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz to speak as part of the 500th Reformation Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, Mar. 15, 2017
Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz will speak as part of the 500th Reformation Anniversary Lecture Series at Concordia on March 20-21, 2017.
Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz will speak as part of the 500th Reformation Anniversary Lecture Series at Concordia on March 20-21, 2017.

Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz will present “Reformation Mission” as part of the 500th Reformation Anniversary Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on March 20, 2017, in the Weller Chapel Auditorium on the campus of Concordia University, Nebraska.

In addition, he will speak as part of chapel at 11 a.m. on March 21, 2017. Both presentations are free and open to the public. Following Seltz’s evening talk, there will be time to meet him and ask questions.

Rev. Dr. Seltz serves as the host of the “Lutheran Hour radio program, a position he has held since February 2011. This Lutheran Hour Ministries’ flagship Christian outreach radio program has over 1 million listeners, airing on more than 1,600 stations across North America, as well as on the American Forces Network.

Before joining Lutheran Hour Ministries, Seltz served as director of the Cross-Cultural Ministry Center, professor of theology and overseer of the master’s program in theology and culture at Concordia University, Irvine.

Prior to his work at Concordia University, Irvine, Seltz was the executive director of Life’s Journey Ministries, an urban, non-profit evangelism ministry in Manhattan, New York. He was also the founding pastor of the first new Lutheran mission start in more than 40 years in New York City, he started a mission church in Dallas, Texas and he served as pastor of a large congregation in Tampa.

Seltz holds a bachelor’s degree in New Testament-Biblical Languages from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, as well as a master of divinity in Systematics-New Testament and a master of Sacred Theology from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. Additionally, he was awarded the doctor of divinity degree from Concordia University, Irvine.

Additional information about the 500th Reformation Anniversary and Rev. Dr. Seltz’s lecture is available online at reformation.cune.edu.