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John W.O. Brenner, "A Six-Foot Ramrod of Lutheran Conservatism": The Right Man for the Right Time for the Wisconsin Synod Among Intersynodical Relations
Fellowship issues have always been hard topics to address in a country that likes to compromise. This thesis examines the events that led up to the LCMS/WELS split and how President John W. O. Brenner dealt with those ...
The Lutheran Church Responds to Conflict: The Civil War and Its Issues in Nineteenth Century America
The American Civil War had profound effect on those who experienced it. Over 600,000 succumbed to disease and warfare as a young nation struggled to define itself amid the day’s most pressing questions. Should slavery ...
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 War to End All Germans: Wisconsin Synod Lutherans and the First World War
The First World War came to the United States to the consternation of many of its citizens, especially its German Americans. On the home front, government officials required complete adherence to the war effort. This also ...
WELS Outreach in Las Vegas: Moving Forward with the Gospel by Looking at the Past and Present
It may be surprising to hear that there are seven Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) churches in Sin City, USA. With the possibility of a new mission start in the Southwest part of the Las Vegas valley, the total ...