Archive for July 2016

Update: About Us…

Details and abstracts of Carl’s and Deborah’s doctoral dissertations are now provided on our “About Us” page. Carl’s dissertation is Jesus’ Sacrifice Death in an African Context (2008) and Deborah’s is A Study of the Objectives for the Theological Preparation of Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Elementary Teachers (2013).

Sermon: “God’s Kingdom is Near”

Text: Luke 10:1-20.  Carl preached on July 3, 2016 at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Ft. Wayne, IN. See the Sermon page.

Deborah Elected CDC President

Deaconess Deborah 600On June 29th, Deborah was elected the President of the Concordia Deaconess Conference (CDC) during the annual meeting of the conference. The “Concordia Deaconess Conference is a free association of certified or LCMS rostered deaconesses who subscribe to and live by the confessional position of the LCMS and who hold membership in a congregation of the same. CDC is a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod.” (From the CDC website.)

Deborah has previously served as CDC Vice-President for four years and as the Chair of the Public Relations Committee for 2 years. The position of President is for 2 years with one re-elected term allowed.

Please pray for wisdom and strength for Deaconess Deborah, and for the work of all deaconesses.