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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 ...
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 ...
Lutheran Piety in the Life of a Called Worker
Professor Brenner demonstrates that piety is not an outward display or behavior, nor is it a feeling one gets; rather, it is an attitude and life of service that comes out of faith, a knowledge of law and gospel, and trust ...
Doctrinal Brief: Part-Time Pastors
Dr. Brug discusses part-time pastoral calls, specifically retirement calls and tent ministries. While recognizing that some congregations may have good reasons for being unable to support a full-time pastor, this should ...