Ambassador Institute - Online Courses

The courses taught at the Summer Institute of Theology are some of the best evangelical Biblical Lutheran courses available. The following Free Lutheran Seminary (FLS) courses have been recorded because of our desire to distribute sound Biblical and theological education throughout the world.

Below you can see the instructors and the courses that are available.
Click on a course name to view the course description and/or link to the course videos.



Dr. Francis Monseth was a professor of Systematic Theology at FLS. He joined the faculty in 1971 and was elected as the Dean of the Seminary in 1981. His courses seek to ground students in the Word of God and its application to our lives and ministry.


Pastor Robert Lee is a professor of Church History and has served in this capacity for 12 years. He has also served the AFLC as president for 15 years. Pastor Lee is well known for telling history as a flowing narrative. His love for the Lord and for people are the two things that would come before his love for history and books.



Pastor Phil Haugen has taught New Testament at FLS and Seminary for 27 years. A humble Greek scholar, the course available on Galatians emphasizes the need for a living faith in Christ and the reality of the spiritual struggle in one’s walk in the Christian life.


Pastor Jerry Moan has been a professor of New Testament for 14 years. Walking through the Biblical texts thoroughly with well-considered conclusions, he also seeks to acquaint his students with alternative views on the subjects he treats.



Pastor Jerry Holmaas was a professor of Old Testament at FLS for fourteen years. His teaching style has a light-hearted spirit as he brings to life the message of the prophets of old and makes application to his students.


Pastor Marty Horn has a passion for the Word of God and an excellent eye for detail. He has taught several courses for the FLS as a part-time instructor.


Dr. Ray Ballmann is a pastor in and justice of the peace from Bosque County, TX. He has been a writer for home school curriculum and a board member of the Texas Home School Association. Dr. Ballmann presents a Biblical perspective on persecution as well as current information from Voice of the Martyrs.
Col. John Eidsmoe is a retired Air Force Lt. Colonel and Alabama State Defense Force Colonel, Headquarters Judge Advocate, Deputy Chaplain and Training Officer. He is Professor Emeritus of Constitutional Law Emeritus at the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama. He is an ordained pastor with the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations and a constitutional attorney who has defended home schools.

Mr. Andrew Hanson is the music director for FLS. His love for worship to the Lord is evident as he leads the class.

The distribution of these Summer Institute Courses is done by the permission of the Board of Trustees and each instructor for each course. The courses are offered:

  • Through the Ambassador Institute to international church bodies for the training of their pastors and church leaders.
  • Nationally as a spiritual encouragement and an opportunity for individuals and churches to grow in the Lord. Courses can be taken for credit in the U.S. through attendance at the Summer Institute of Theology.