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New Admissions Staff and Other Staff Changes

New Admissions Staff and Other Staff Changes

The AFLC Schools are undergoing several staff changes in the Admissions, Finance, and Academic Departments. Rebecca Moan is joining staff as AFLBS Admissions Coordinator. Moan is also an adjunct teacher for two AFLBS classes, Children’s Ministry and Christian Education. She …
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AFLBS Alumus Receives National Teaching Award

AFLBS Alumus Receives National Teaching Award

Mark Westlake, AFLBS class of 1982, was recently named the 2018 Space Educator of the Year by the National Space Club and Foundation. Westlake teaches STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) at Saint Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, MN, where …
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AFLBS Dean Joel Rolf Resigns

AFLBS Dean Joel Rolf Resigns

PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2018 PLYMOUTH, MN Pastor Joel Rolf has given notice that this will be his last school year to serve as Dean of the Association Free Lutheran Bible School. On Thursday, February 22, Pastor …
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25 Alumni and Friends to Join Europe Companion Tour

25 Alumni and Friends to Join Europe Companion Tour

25 alumni and friends will join the AFLBS Concert Choir for the last 10 days of their European choir tour, April 6 – 15. The “Companion Tour” will primarily visit sites related to church history, beginning in Prague, Czech Republic, …
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AFLTS Assigns Internships for 2018-19

AFLTS Assigns Internships for 2018-19

PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018 PLYMOUTH, MN Seminary internships have been assigned to five senior AFLTS students who are currently in their final semester of classroom instruction for the Master of Divinity program. The seminary internship allows students …
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January Continuing Ed Equips Pastors and Lay People

January Continuing Ed Equips Pastors and Lay People

By Andrew Kneeland The Free Lutheran Schools offered two courses in it’s January-term as continuing education for students, pastors, and lay leaders. Pastor Brian Pearson, who serves in chaplaincy ministry, taught “Pastoral Care at the End of Life” at the …
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One-week Electives Conclude, New Semester Begins

One-week Electives Conclude, New Semester Begins

By Andrew Kneeland Practical studies were the focus of the one-week January Term at the Association Free Lutheran Bible School earlier this month, with classes being taught on Relationships and Marriage and Discovering God’s Will. Pastor Brett Boe, of King …
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January is AFLBS Promotional Month

January is AFLBS Promotional Month

January 2018 is AFLBS Promotional Month The AFLC has had a longstanding tradition of featuring articles on the back side of bulletins and promote an AFLC ministry. Whether your church follows the promotional calendar or not, it’s an opportunity for congregations …
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Reformation Hymn Festival Video Now Available

Reformation Hymn Festival Video Now Available

Presented by the Association Free Lutheran Bible School and Seminary, the Reformation Hymn Festival featured a congregation hymn sing and choral presentation. The hymn sing included five hymns by Martin Luther with background information given on each hymn. The choral …
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Cross Cultural Ministry Class Plans Trip to Ecuador

Cross Cultural Ministry Class Plans Trip to Ecuador

AFLBS students in the spring semester Cross Cultural Ministry class are preparing for classroom instruction and also a trip to Cuenca, Ecuador, where they will put their learning into practice March 24 through April 6, 2018. While in Ecuador, the 16 …
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AFLBS Establishes Cooperative Agreement with Village Schools of the Bible

AFLBS Establishes Cooperative Agreement with Village Schools of the Bible

In recognition of shared values and a similar mission, AFLBS has established a cooperative agreement with Village Schools of the Bible (VSB), a non-denominational discipleship ministry serving local churches in Minnesota and around the world. The VSB program and curriculum …
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Choir Anticipates Tour to Europe in April 2018

Choir Anticipates Tour to Europe in April 2018

The AFLBS Concert Choir will head to Europe during the 2018 spring break. The three-week tour, planned for March 23–April 11, will include stops in the countries of Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, and Germany—and sites, according to director Andrew Hanson, …
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AFLBS Students Volunteer with Hurricane Relief

AFLBS Students Volunteer with Hurricane Relief

By Andrew Kneeland Most college students take advantage of long weekends to relax, recharge, and recuperate. Several AFLBS students used their fall break earlier this month to put feet to their faith by serving families in Texas whose lives were …
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Free Lutheran Schools Form Building Committee, Receive Seed Gift as Gymnasium and Dormitory Plans Advance

Free Lutheran Schools Form Building Committee, Receive Seed Gift as Gymnasium and Dormitory Plans Advance

PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE 12:00 PM CST, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017 PLYMOUTH, MN CONTACT SHERRY MORK, 763-412-2004, slmork@aflc.org The Free Lutheran Schools have made significant progress toward the construction of a gymnasium and dormitory on its campus in Plymouth, MN. …
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AFLTS Internships Assigned for January 2018

AFLTS Internships Assigned for January 2018

PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE 4:00 PM CST, THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017 PLYMOUTH, MN Seminary internships have been assigned for two senior AFLTS students who are entering their final semester of classroom instruction for the Master of Divinity program this fall. The …
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AFLTS announces Certificate of Master of Divinity Studies

AFLTS announces Certificate of Master of Divinity Studies

PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE 12 PM CST, WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017 PLYMOUTH, MN The AFLC Schools Board of Trustees announces that in addition to offering the Master of Divinity degree, the Association Free Lutheran Theological Seminary will also offer a …
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Is Bible school worth the time?

Is Bible school worth the time?

Still on the fence about what to do next year? Wondering if Bible school is worth the time? Maybe you’re concerned about getting behind in college. Or perhaps you’re thinking, “It will just be easier if I take a year …
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Kinship Magazine Spring 2017

Kinship Magazine Spring 2017

Check out the Spring 2017 edition of Kinship Magazine, a publication highlighting what God is doing at the Association Free Lutheran Bible School and Seminary. Inside this issue: AFLBS offers a short course on apologetics (pg. 4) Molstre named AFLTS …
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Announcing 2017 AFLBS Scholarship Contest Winners

Announcing 2017 AFLBS Scholarship Contest Winners

Ten incoming AFLBS students for Fall 2017 entered the AFLBS Scholarship Contest. Contestants submitted either a written essay or a short video answering the following question: How will a Bible school education benefit your life? Entries were judged based on …
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Seeing God at work in the Old Testament Prophets

Seeing God at work in the Old Testament Prophets

By Andrew Kneeland Hebrew poetry and prophecy can be difficult to follow or understand, but valuable truths and practical wisdom can be found in the Major Prophets. Pastor Phill Hooper hopes his class on the Major Prophets can help shed some …
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Why AFLBS?

God didn’t create us to live solitary, isolated lives. He created us to have fellowship with Him and one another.
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Beyond the Course Description: Discovering God’s abundant mercy in the first five books of the Bible

God’s abundant mercy is very evident throughout the first five books of the Bible, and that’s something AFLBS junior Levi Berntson is very thankful for.
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