Announcement: Rev. Louise Johnson Accepts a New Call

Dr. Stephen J. Cornils, Chair of the Wartburg Theological Seminary Board of Directors, shared the news this week that the Rev. Louise Johnson notified him of her resignation as President of Wartburg Theological Seminary, effective December 31, 2019. In his announcement to the WTS community, Cornils shared: “In our life together, we champion Wartburg’s mission of…

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Meet the New Wartburgers!

Welcoming What Could Be the Largest Graduating Class in WTS History Jackie Baumhover, Director for Admissions, reflects on welcoming the incoming class of students into the WTS community and introduces a few of the new Wartburgers, too! The WTS staff and faculty were absolutely incredible as we worked hard to ready campus to welcome this…

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An Interview with Rev. Louise Johnson, WTS President

Reflections on Her Leadership and What’s Next “There is no doubt I am an unusual choice for a seminary president. I have known that from day one. And it has pressed me to lean ever more deeply into God’s calling.” – Rev. Louise Johnson, President What has surprised you the most over the past four…

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A Gathered & Sent Community

An Interview with Rev. Dr. Troy Troftgruben Wartburg Seminary has grown significantly in the past few years. Enrollment continues to rise, new technologies are introduced regularly, and the new curriculum which integrates all learners (distance, collaborative, and residential) into one classroom has been implemented. Much of the success of each of these growth metrics can…

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