“It is very important that in large Siberian territories our pastors be thoroughly trained theologically. They must preach the Gospel and administer the Sacraments
correctly,because the salvation of their people depends on it. So that’s why we … are so serious about how we prepare pastors and teachers for the Church.”
The Reporter recently interviewed the Rev. Alexey Streltsov, president of Lutheran Theological Seminary in Novosibirsk. In the article, “From Student to Siberian Servant,” Streltsov discusses LTS’s important role in Siberia.