Pastor Conference Series

Complimentary lunch begins at 11:30 am in the Lake Shore Room. Presentation with question and answer session will conclude by 1:00 pm. This year's topics are listed below.

Upcoming Presentations

Revisiting Luther “Sola Scriptura"
Dr. Brian German
September 25,2017

The Seven Faces of Luther: Luther’s Lasting Legacy
Dr. Timothy Maschke
October 30, 2017

The Influence of Far Eastern Religions on our Culture and Church
Dr. Thomas Feiertag
November 27, 2017

Funeralia: The Art of Funeral Preaching in the Lutheran Church
Dr. Jason Lane
January 29, 2018

Pursuing the Problem of Prophecy: A Reader’s Guide To Micah
Dr. Jason Soenksen
February 26, 2018

Upholders, Obligers, Questioners, and Rebels: Your Ministry Among Gretchen Rubin’s Four Tendencies
Dr. Daniel Paavola
March 19, 2018

Faith in the Fight:  Civil War Chaplains
Rev. Steve Smith
April 30, 2018

Previous Presentations

The Womb to the Tomb: Growing in Christian Maturity
Dr. Harald Tomesch
April 25, 2016

The Living Voice of Micah: Reading the Prophet with Luther and the Lutheran Fathers
Dr. Jason Soenksen & Prof. Jason Lane
March 21, 2016

Will This Be on the Test? The Vocation of the Learner
Dr. John Oberdeck
February 22, 2016

Fine-Tuning “Christ in Every Word:” Reflections on Psalm 8
Dr. Brian German
January 25, 2016

Lucas Cranach, the Elder: Artist, Apothecary, and Aristocrat
Dr. Timothy Maschke
November 30, 2015

Dam the Deficit with Data
Dr. Nathan Jastram
October 26, 2015

Preaching Preachers: How Luther Communicated the Ministry from the Pulpit
Prof. Jonathan Mumme
September 28, 2015

Reading the Epistle of James with 16th Century and 17th Century Lutherans
Prof. Jason Lane
April 27, 2015

Talking With Millennials About Jesus
Dr. Ronald Mudge
March 23, 2015

African Observations: Ghana
Dr. Timothy Maschke
February 23, 2015

Why Do They Hate U.S.
Cultural Considerations When Serving Abroad
Dr. Thomas Feiertag - January 26, 2015

Hebrews 2:11-12 Towards Re-dating the New Testament Gospels
Dr. Harald Tomesch
November 24, 2014

The Top Ten List of Preaching: A Summary of One Year to Better Preaching
Dr. Daniel Paavola
October 27, 2014

Lutheran Polygamy
Dr. Nathan Jastram
September 29, 2014

Zephaniah: Preaching Law and Gospel from Prophetic Texts
Dr. Ronald Mudge
April 28, 2014

It's a Small World After All: The Effects of Globalization on Missions
Dr. Thomas Feiertag
March 31, 2014

Jerome's Commentaries on the Minor Prophets
Dr. Jason Soenksen
February 24, 2014

Let's Talk About Homesexuality
Dr. John Oberdeck
January 27, 2014

Martin Luther's Balanced Liturgical Forms
Dr. Timothy Maschke
November 25, 2013

Seven Biblical Themes: Connecting New and Experienced Bible Readers
Dr. Daniel Paavola
October 28, 2013

Using the Bible Before Jesus Was Born
Dr. Nathan Jastram 
September 23, 2013