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Rev. Dr. Reed Lessing

Professor of Theology & Ministry, Director of The Center for Biblical Studies

Dr. Reed Lessing is a Professor of Theology and Ministry at Concordia University and Director of the Center for Biblical Studies. With over twenty years of parish ministry and fourteen years as a professor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Reed is well-positioned to provide biblical resources for leaders in the LCMS and beyond. He is the author of five commentaries in the Concordia Commentary Series—Isaiah 40–55, Isaiah 56–66, Amos, Jonah, and Zechariah. He has written three additional books on the Old Testament, including Overcoming Life’s Sorrows: Studies in the Book of Jeremiah—Concordia Publishing House, 2021. Reed has also written sermon series, Bible Studies, and devotional booklets for Concordia Publishing House, Concordia Seminary, and Creative Communications for the Parish.