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Category: Heroes of Faith

The Clarity of Scripture

Written by Wayne Eichstadt | January, 2022
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This series offers an overview of the chief teachings of the Christian church. We were returning home and the road ahead included mountain passes that were wet and slushy. As daylight gave way to night, I began having more and more difficulty seeing the road in front of me. There was no rain or blowing […] Read More

The Inspiration of Scripture: “For the Bible Tells Me So”

Written by Steven Sippert | December, 2021
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Each article in this series offers an overview of one of the chief teachings of the Christian church. I imagine most of us were taught to sing: “Jesus loves me, this I know; for the Bible tells me so.” What a memorable, to-the-point statement! It stays with you as you age and makes a meaningful […] Read More

John Schaller (1859-1920)

Written by Norman Greve | November, 2015
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When Wilhelm Loehe, a mission-minded German pastor and church leader, heard from America of an urgent need for pastors to lead the many emigrants who had come there, he publicized that need, then approached several pastors about moving to America. Loehe even helped establish an emergency seminary to quickly supply the need. One of those […] Read More

August Otto Wilhelm Pieper

Written by Daniel Feischer | October, 2015
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Of Reformation confessors, there are many whom we generally do not recognize in the context of the Reformation era itself. However, in that the Reformation was about the Word, and further that perpetuation of the Reformation principles calls for steadfast and bold confessors of the Word, it is fitting that we recognize latter day confessors […] Read More

Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther

Written by Daniel Feischer | July, 2015
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As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians. C. F. W. Walther (1811-1887) was the first president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (1847-1850). He also served a second time (1864-1878). Except for Martin Luther, perhaps no […] Read More

Charles Porterfield Krauth

Written by Paul Naumann | June, 2015
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HEROES OF THE FAITH (SIXTH IN A SERIES) As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians. Charles Porterfield Krauth A Lutheran Giant with Feet of Melanchthon Among early Lutherans in America, few can be said to […] Read More
As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians.   HEROES OF THE FAITH (FIFTH  IN A SERIES) Valentin Loescher “Whoever hears these sayings  of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man […] Read More

Johannes Quenstedt

Written by Daniel Feischer | April, 2015
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As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians. The foremost person of the Reformation was, of course, Martin Luther. In a previous article we introduced a second Martin, Martin Chemnitz, who lived during the time of […] Read More

Abraham Calov

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | March, 2015
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Written by: James Naumann pastor of Our Savior’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Jamestown, North Dakota. Introduction Abraham Calov was born in 1612 at Mohrungen, a small town in the Duchy of Prussia. Today this town is called Morąg and is part of northern Poland. Interestingly, Luther himself encouraged the establishment of this first Lutheran duchy, which […] Read More

The Second Martin

Written by Daniel Feischer | January, 2015
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HEROES OF THE FAITH (First in a Series) As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we will take a brief look at the lives of some of the most influential and important Lutheran theologians. The Lutheran Church is so named as a consequence of the enemies of Martin Luther, who mockingly called those […] Read More