Profiles in LCMS Presidential Leadership

What can we learn from past LCMS Presidents?

Issues Etc has interviews with Dr. Martin Noland, Dr. Lawrence Rast, Dr. John Wohlrabe, Dr. Paul Zimmerman and Dr. Ken Schurb on the need for LCMS Presidents to have a theological mind and pastoral heart. They talk about a variety of Presidents of the LC-MS, including Walther, Wyneken, Pfotenhauer, Preus and Barry.

  • C.F.W. Walther with Dr. Martin Noland of Trinity Lutheran-Evansville, IN
  • Friedrich Wyneken with Dr. Larry Rast of Concordia Theological Seminary-Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Friedrich Pfotenhaur with Dr. John Wohlrabe of Concordia Lutheran-Geneseo, IL
  • J.A.O. Preus Jr. with Dr. Paul Zimmerman, author of “A Seminary in Crisis”
  • A.L. Barry with Dr. Ken Schurb of Zion Lutheran-Moberly, MO

It’s well worth a listen — a transcript is available here.


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