Pastor Mark Hein’s Articles on Brothers of John the Steadfast

The Rev. Mark Hein is pastor of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lockport Illinois, and also fire chaplain for the Lockport Township Fire Protection District. This year, he will celebrate twenty years in the ministry in addition to previously serving ten years in hospital administration. St. Paul’s, Lockport, hosts the monthly meetings of the Northern Illinois Confessional Lutherans (NICL) for their ongoing study of the Lutheran Confessions. St. Paul’s has a very active chapter of the Brothers of John the Steadfast. Pastor Hein hopes to work with the women of his congregation to establish the first chapter of the Society of Katy Luther (BJS sister organization) possibly to be launched during the 2012 Festival of the Reformation.




Listing of series by Pastor Hein:

Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home

  • Part 1
  • Part 2 “Jesus is Lord”
  • Part 3 “Off on the Wrong Foot,”
  • Part 4 “The Treasure in Your Home,”
  • Part 5 “In Word and Deed”
  • Part 6 “A Word to Our Sisters in Christ”
  • Part 7 “Turning to the Church”
  • Part 8 “The Pastors in Your Life”
  • Part 9 “The Importance of Faithful Laymen”


Church Etiquette? What is that all about? Aren’t there more important things our church and our pastor should be doing than promoting etiquette? Well, you decide for yourself how important and relevant is the information provided in this series. As you will see, what we are talking about is more than just etiquette far more!

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  1. Craig Howell
    June 15th, 2012 at 11:09 | #1

    Part 5 of the “Church Etiquette” series states there will be a Part 6. Is that available? Thanks.

  2. Scottie
    August 15th, 2012 at 12:42 | #2

    It looks like I am not the only one :-) You state in Part 5 “…it is irreverent and distracting if people leave the sanctuary at certain times during the service. We will talk about this in detail in Part 6 of this series. Stay tuned!” If available, please share Part 6 with us; we are interested in reading your thoughts. Thanks.

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