It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
by Dr. Maynard Koerner, President of Heidelberg Theological Seminary
Indeed, it’s a most wonderful time of the year, and while Andy Williams popularized that sentiment with his huge Christmas hit in 1963, we children of God relish this season and every season. The provision of the baby Jesus, who would grow in wisdom and stature and fulfill every jot and tittle of the law and then atone for our sins, is reason to celebrate, reason to hear His Word proclaimed, and reason to train the next generation to preach the Good News!
As we wrap up another semester, I am profoundly grateful for the blessing to teach and administrate at an institution that prepares students for the pastoral call. I am thankful that for the first time in the seminary’s history, I can co-labor with another full-time professor, who serves like a pastor and thinks like a scholar. This is a wonderful time for the development of the seminary. It is also a critical time as giving has been significantly lower due to the novel coronavirus and the resulting Covid-19 disease. We had recently sent out a letter to our constituents asking for your prayer and financial support. [Click below to continue reading.]