About Rev. Dr. David A. Lumpp
David Lumpp is professor and chairperson of the department of theology at Concordia University. He received his bachelor's degree at Concordia Senior College; and his master of divinity, master of sacred theology, and doctor of theology degrees at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri. His areas of professional expertise are primarily in systematic and historical theology. Prior to coming to Concordia University, St. Paul, he served on the faculty of Concordia College, Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has also worked part-time as an editorial assistant at the Center for Reformation Research and in the editorial department of Concordia Publishing House, both in St. Louis. He was ordained to the pastoral ministry of The Lutheran Church?Missouri Synod in 1983, at which time he was placed at and appointed to the faculty at Concordia, Ann Arbor. Within the Missouri Synod, he has served on the Commission on Worship and, more recently, on the Synod's Commission on Theology and Church Relations (serving for the past four years on its executive committee).
He has spoken and written for both academic and church audiences. He has written chapters for two popular books of Christian instruction, and edited another; and his devotional writings have appeared in two collections. His articles and reviews have appeared in Evangelium, the Concordia Journal, the Concordia Theological Quarterly, Religious Studies Review, Lutheran Quarterly, The Lutheran Witness, Lutheran Education, Lutheran Theological Journal (of Australia), the Metro Lutheran, and Theological Studies, among others. He has presented papers at numerous meetings of the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, twice at meetings of the International Congress for Luther Research, and has been a plenary presenter at Concordia Seminary's annual theological symposium. Currently he is serving both as an author and contributing editor of a projected two-volume work of dogmatic theology, scheduled for release within the next two years.