Welcome to the American Lutheran Theological Seminary!

The staff and faculty of The American Lutheran Theological Seminary are highly trained and experienced professionals. They are dedicated to serve our student body and the Lord's Church.

Our three goals are to:

  1. Provide Christ-Centered and Cross-Focused training for the future pastors of The American Association of Lutheran Churches
  2. Provide sound biblical education for the laity of our member congregations
  3. Be a beacon of light and a source of biblical education for the secular world

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Sto Tom_Stover_1080x700The Rev. Dr. Thomas Stover, President (pro tempore)

altspresidentdrtomstover@taalc.org
  • Pastor Holy Trinity Lutheran Mission Church Minneapolis MN
  • Director HTM Counseling Center Apple Valley MN
  • Licensed Doctorate in Pastoral Science and Medicine, Pastoral Medical Association Irving TX
  • Ph.D. College of Pastoral Counseling The Minnesota Graduate School of Theology Minneapolis MN
  • Masters of Divinity, Master’s Institute Seminary St. Paul MN
  • Retired Semi-conductor Industry Executive, Extensive World Travel Throughout the United States, Mexico City, Taipei Taiwan, Hong Kong and Shenzhen City, China

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Kle Duane Kleven_1080x700_aDuane Kleven, Executive Administrator

ALTSAdministrator@taalc.org

  • 25 Years Experience as a Business Analyst Consultant with Fortune 50 Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Organizations (Background in Management Analysis and Process Development)
  • 20 Year Volunteer Boy Scouts of America, culminating as District Commissioner for Southeastern Connecticut
  • 17 Year Navy Veteran – Submarine Force
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), Eastern Connecticut State University

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Bonnie_Ohlrich_1080x700Mrs. Bonnie Ohlrich, Executive Assistant, Registrar

registrar@alts.ed 

 

Adjunct Faculty

Coo Jordan_B_Cooper_600x800The Rev. Dr. Jordan Cooper, PH.D. South African Theological Seminary, MTS American Lutheran Theological Seminary, MTH Wittenberg Institute, BA Geneva College

  

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Timothy_Dost_600x800Dr. Timothy Dost, Ph.D.

 

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Adam_Francisco_600x800Dr. Adam Francisco, D.Phil, Oxford, England; M.S.T., Oxford, England; M.A., Concordia, Irvine;   BA, Concordia, Irvine.

 

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Craig_Henningfield_600x800The Rev. Dr. Craig Henningfield, D.Min.

 

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Curtis_Leins_600x800Rev. Dr. Curtis E. Leins, Ph.D., Temple University; M.A., Temple University; Th.M., Duke University;   M.Div., Lutheran Theology Southern Seminary; B.A., Lenoir-Rhyne College.  

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Pulse_Jeffrey_600x800Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Pulse, Ph.D., University of Duram, England; S.T.M., Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne; M.Div., CTSFW.

 

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Shi Rich Shields_600x800Rev. Richard Shields, S.T.M. - Exegetical Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis; M.Div., Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

 

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David_Spotts_600x800Rev. David Spotts, Ph.D. EBD