LSTC Stories

Melissa Hrdlicka LSTC Wisconsin native turned Chicago dweller ready for her future in ministry MDiv student Melissa Hrdlicka reflects on her LSTC journey, favorite classes and experiences, and next steps.
Christopher Rajkumar LSTC Christopher Rajkumar - ‘Belonging’ is how he feels and what he studies Exactly a year to the day Rajkumar and his wife Sugirtha arrived in Chicago for him to pursue his studies, we sat down in the Grand Hallway to reflect on his academic journey and personal experience at LSTC so far.
Hery Andrianotahina Naivoson Madagascar pastor returns home as a systematic theologian Hery Andrianotahina Naivoson says Madagascar is the land that taught him life, and LSTC is the second home that taught him who he is, where he is, and where he is headed.
TEEM program provides bridge from Baptist to Lutheran LSTC's TEEM program offers accelerated, cohort-based learning opportunities for emerging church leaders like Sean Ramsey.
Strategic plan update: Accomplishments & focus on new priorities Learn about year one successes in LSTC's strategic plan, alongside new priorities for the second year.
Ralph Klein small thumbnail Alum reflects on the legacy of professors Klein and Krentz Alum Tim Brown shares stories and a reflection about professors Ralph Klein and Edgar Krentz.
Mirrors and windows: Saints are for Lutherans, too Alum Tim Brown see saints as examples of virtues and vices, to be learned from, sometimes emulated, and worth a second look by a Lutheran church that claims to love an embodied faith but has often only whispered about this sacred tradition.
Brian Eklund ELCA A public pastor for a public church Alum Brian Eklund shares stories and insights from 45-year ministry.
Meet Martha Ernest Ambarang'u “I felt like LSTC has the spirit of community! And I am happy to be in this community!”
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