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The Lutherans East of the Marsh: An Historical and Ministerial Evaluation of the Wisconsin Synod Lutherans in Northeastern Dodge County, Wisconsin
The purpose of this paper two-fold: The first purpose is to understand the historical circumstances that led to a high concentration of Lutheran congregations being established in northeastern Dodge County, Wisconsin, and ...
The Role of the Pastoral Ministry in the Context of a Lutheran Elementary School
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the role and function a pastor performs in the context of a Lutheran elementary school ministry. Recent decades have have brought with them severe challenges for the Lutheran ...
The Ordained Minister
Ministers of Reconciliation – As WELS Faces the 21st Century
At the cusp of the turn of the century, John Lawrenz, in his essay to the 1997 Southeastern Wisconsin District, bridges the gap between creation and the end times as described in Revelation. Christ’s work is clearly ...
The Mechanics of Member Visitation
Zarling presents a practical program and advice for member visitations.
Exegetical Brief: Romans 16:1,7 Phoebe, a Deacon? Junia, an Apostle?
In this exegetical brief Professor Zell examines Romans 16 and the context of the words “deacon” and “apostle.” He concludes with these words, “Whether Phoebe actually held the office of “deacon” remains uncertain. Including ...
Defeatism in the Church: Its Nature, Danger and Cure
This essay, written at the height of the Great Depression, is a warning for Christians of every era against a sinful, defeatest attitude in the Church, and an exhortation to put our trust in the Lord.