The Student Union from KFUO Radio

The Student Union from KFUO Radio

The Student Union is a show for college students, as well as all those who work with, love, and care for them. Join us each week as we explore the many and diverse issues that college students face as well as offer ideas and support for everyone engaged in campus ministry in and around the collegiate community. The Student Union is produced by the LCMS Office of National Mission.... Show More

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Rev. Jeffery Grams, Pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Scottsbluff, NE, discuesses the third use of the Law and what that actually means for us in our vocations.

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Rev. Joel Hess, Senior Pastor at St. James Lutheran Church & School in Chicago, IL, which is a new LCMS U chapter serving students at DePaul University and other colleges and universities in the Chicago “Loop,” hangs out in The Student Union to talk about why we shouldn’t be afraid to dialogue with young people on an inner city campus. Learn more about St. James at church.stjames-lutheran.org.

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Hear about getting quickly involved in the life of a local church while at college with guest Nathan Koenig of Metairie, Louisiana, a rising sophomore at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. He attends St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Worth while at school. Learn more about the ministry at St. Paul at sharingnewlifedowntown.com. This is a rebroadcast from July 31, 2019.

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Guest Rev. John Shank is pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Edwardsville, IL, serving students through our LCMS U chapter at SIU-Edwardsville (ulue.org). Please encourage students within striking distance of St. Louis to attend the third annual Roots Conference on October 11-12, 2019, hosted by LCMS U chapters in the Metro St. Louis area. Learn more at ulue.org/event/3rd-annual-roots-conference.

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Rev. David Kind, pastor at University Lutheran Chapel (ULC) in Minneapolis, MN, serving students at the University of Minnesota, stops into The Student Union to talk about the new University Lutheran Chapel. ULC just dedicated its new sanctuary on September 8, 2019, and the music in this episode is from the dedication service itself. Learn more about ULC at ulcmn.com and see pictures from the dedication service on Facebook at face... Read more

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Deaconess Heidi Goehmann of Norfolk, NE, works, in part, as a Worker Wellness Advocate for the LCMS Office of National Mission. Her husband, David, is the pastor of Christ Lutheran in Norfolk, an LCMS U chapter serving students at Northeast Community College. Check out Heidi’s website heidigoehmann.com, her blog article of the same name as this episode, and check out her study of the Book of Colossians available from our friends at... Read more

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Explore commonly misused Bible verses in this three-part series with Rev. Daniel Suelzle, full time campus pastor at Wittenberg Lutheran Chapel in Grand Forks, ND, serving students at the University of North Dakota. He is the author of “Misquoted: Rethinking Commonly Misused Bible Verses,” available from Amazon. In this episode, we explore “You’re A Pretty Big Deal Around Here.” (Jeremiah 29:11)

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Explore commonly misused Bible verses in this three-part series with Rev. Daniel Suelzle, full time campus pastor at Wittenberg Lutheran Chapel in Grand Forks, ND, serving students at the University of North Dakota. He is the author of “Misquoted: Rethinking Commonly Misused Bible Verses,” available from Amazon. In this episode, we explore “God Will Help You Accomplish Your Dreams.” (Matthew 19:26)

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Explore commonly misused Bible verses in this three-part series with Rev. Daniel Suelzle, full time campus pastor at Wittenberg Lutheran Chapel in Grand Forks, ND, serving students at the University of North Dakota. He is the author of “Misquoted: Rethinking Commonly Misused Bible Verses,” available from Amazon. In this episode, we explore “God loves you just the way you are.” (1 John 4:8)

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Hear about living a chaste life in Christ with guest Rev. Sean Kilgo of Fairview, KS, who serves as Associate Pastor for the Northeast Kansas Lutheran Partnership.

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Hear about getting quickly involved in the life of a local church while at college with guest Nathan Koenig of Metairie, Louisiana, a rising sophomore at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. He attends St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Worth while at school. Learn more about the ministry at St. Paul at sharingnewlifedowntown.com.

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Hear about using the Small Catechism as a field manual for discipleship with Rev. Dr. John T. Pless, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry & Missions at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, IN. He also previously served 17 years as a campus pastor at University Lutheran Chapel in Minneapolis, MN. Order his new book, “Luther’s Small Catechism: A Manual for Discipleship,” from cph.org.

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“Yes, LCMS Campus Ministry in non-Lutheran Areas Matters!” with Rev. Mark Schroeder of Buena Vista, Virginia. Pastor Schroeder is the pastor at Concordia Lutheran Mission, serving students at Washington & Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute. Read more about Concordia Lutheran Mission at concordiaandkoinonia.wordpress.com.

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“College Students and Philanthropy: You are Kidding, Right?” with Nathaniel Prather of Pekin, Illinois. Nathaniel is a student at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, attends University Lutheran Church and is involved along with his campus ministry in, among other things, Hoosiers Against Hunger.

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“The Heart of Stewardship (The Seven “T’s)” with Rev. Robert Foote, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ithaca, NY, serving students at Cornell University and Ithaca College. This is a rebroadcast from January 9, 2019.

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“The Double Edged Sword of Spirituality on Campus” with Rev. Robert Foote, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ithaca, NY, serving students at Cornell University and Ithaca College. He also can be heard on his radio show on WMHR, the Mars Hill Network, in Syracuse, NY. This is a rebroadcast from January 16, 2019.

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“God’s Gift of Marriage: The Exception is Not the Rule” with Rev. Mark Preus, campus pastor at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church & Campus Center in Laramie, Wyoming, serving students at the University of Wyoming. Learn more about St. Andrew's at standrewslaramie.org. This is a rebroadcast from March 27, 2019.

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"'Unfortunately, He's Unchurched' and Other Spineless Sentiments about Unbelievers" with Rev. Micah Bauer, pastor of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Brookings, South Dakota. Serving students at South Dakota State University. Learn more the Lutheran Student Fellowship at mountcalvary1.org/lutheran-student-fellowship.

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“It’s Rainin’ Threes: Three Triplets of the Law” with Rev. Eric Andrae, campus pastor at First Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pittsburgh, PA, serving students at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie-Mellon, and other area college and universities. Learn more about LSF in Pittsburgh at lsfpgh.com.

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“The Witness of the Celibate Life” with Rev. Joshua Hayes, campus pastor at University Lutheran Chapel in Boulder, Colorado, serving students at the University of Colorado. Learn more at universitylutheranchapel.com.

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