About Pastor Mark Hein

Articles can be found here 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.

“The Importance of Faithful Laymen”, #9 in Spiritual Headship by Pr. Mark H. Hein

(This is the next post in our regular column “Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home” Pastor Hein’s articles on BJS can be found here.) With this installment, our series on “Spiritual Headship in the Church” comes to a close. … Continue reading

Calling all Steadfast Ladies — Let’s Give the House Committee What They are Looking For

(Pastor Hein writes our regular column on male headship.) As you know, the liberals in congress, in the news media and of course in the women’s rights movement are deriding the fact that not enough women were given the opportunity … Continue reading

“The Pastors in Your Life”, #8 in Spiritual Headship by Pr. Mark H. Hein

(This is the next post in our regular column “Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home” Pastor Hein’s articles on BJS can be found here.) In the previous section of our discussion on Spiritual Headship in the Church, I started … Continue reading

“Turning to the Church”, #7 in Spiritual Headship by Pr. Mark H. Hein

(This is the next post in our regular column “Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home” Pastor Hein’s articles on BJS can be found here.) After six installments dealing with spiritual headship in the home, we now turn to the … Continue reading

“A Word to Our Sisters in Christ”, #6 in Spiritual Headship by Pr. Mark H. Hein

(This is the next post in our regular column “Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home” Pastor Hein’s articles on BJS can be found here.) This article on spiritual headship is geared to all of our dear sisters in Christ. … Continue reading

Some Thoughts on Christian Etiquette, Part 5, by Pr. Mark H. Hein

We ran across this series of articles written for his parish by BJS member Pastor Mark Hein and got his permission to publish them here. He is Pastor of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lockport, IL. You can access previous … Continue reading

Some Thoughts on Christian Etiquette, Part 4, by Pr. Mark H. Hein

We ran across this series of articles written for his parish by BJS member Pastor Mark Hein and got his permission to publish them here. He is Pastor of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lockport, IL. You can access previous … Continue reading

“In Word and Deed”, #5 in Spiritual Headship by Pr. Mark H. Hein

(This is the next post in our regular column “Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home” Pastor Hein’s articles on BJS can be found here.) “Do as I say, not as I do” is not an expression that you hear … Continue reading

Some Thoughts on Christian Etiquette, Part 3, by Pr. Mark H. Hein

We ran across  this series of articles written for his parish by BJS member Pastor Mark Hein and got his permission to publish them here. With this third installment, Pr. Hein enters into the whole realm of “Etiquette in the … Continue reading

Some Thoughts on Christian Etiquette, Part 2, by Pr. Mark H. Hein

BJS has found this series of articles written by The Rev Mark Hein. He is in the process of updating them and they will be published here. Part 1 of this article is available here. Church Etiquette? What is that … Continue reading

Some Thoughts on Christian Etiquette, by Pr. Mark H. Hein

BJS has found this series of articles written by The Rev Mark Hein. He is in the process of updating them and they will be published here. Church Etiquette? What is that all about? Aren’t there more important things our … Continue reading

“The Treasure in Your Home,” #4 by Pr. Mark H. Hein

(This is the next post in our regular column “Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home“) Before beginning this latest installment in our series on spiritual headship, I want to apologize for how long it has been since my last … Continue reading

“Off on the Wrong Foot,” by Pr. Mark H. Hein

(This is the next post in our regular column “Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home“) Did you know that there are really two “sanctuaries” available to every Christian man, woman, teenager and child? Places to go where they can … Continue reading

Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home, Article #2

“Jesus is Lord” Our Lord said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.” (Matthew 28:19) What part of that do we not understand? In regard to the whole topic at hand, when it comes to … Continue reading

Spiritual Headship in the Church and Home

(from Rev. Mark Hein) When I was first approached to write a column for this website, I was more than just a little hesitant. With a busy ministry, I wasn’t sure if anything more would fit on my plate. That … Continue reading