Lutherans In Africa Capital Campaign and Leadership Team Announced, by Pr. Rossow

Lutherans in Africa - LiA Building FoundationsLutherans in Africa is launching a half million dollar capital campaign to strengthen its work by building a Lutheran Center for catechesis and translation. The Campaign Leadership is an impressive collection of national and international pastors.

 Rev. James May: Director – Lutherans in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

Rev. Jonathan Fisk: Bethany, Naperville Illinois, USA; Editor – Worldview Everlasting

Bishop Matti Vaisanen: Luther-Saatio (Mission Province of Finland)

Rev. Robert Green: Bethlehem Lutheran, Parma, Ohio, USA – LIA Chairman of the Board

 Rev. David Rohde: St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wilson, Texas

 Rev. Benjamin Ball: St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, Illinois

 Rev Tapani Simojoki: The Lutheran Church of England

Rev. Matt Anker:   Murray Parish, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia

Rev. Stephen van der Hoek: Gippsland Lutheran Parish, Traraigon, Victoria, Australia

 Rev. Dr. Anssi Simojoki: Uusikaupunki, Finland

The Leadership Team along with a hard-working Production Team led by Wittenberg Church Consultants, is fine tuning the case statement, preparing home gatherings around the world, producing pamphlets, and organizing an international prayer vigil.

Rev. Jonathan Fisk is heading up the prayer vigil. We will be releasing details on that within the next few days. He has already recruited several congregations to participate and individuals to pray with us in support of this cause.

If you would like to donate to this cause there is a Paypal button on the Lutherans in Africa website and more information about the campaign. In the weeks to come we will also be introducing other ways that you can get involved in this campaign.

If you have any questions you can address them to Pastor Rossow via the BJS email address below.

About Pastor Tim Rossow

Rev. Dr. Timothy Rossow is the Director of Development for Lutherans in Africa. He served Bethany Lutheran Church in Naperville, IL as the Sr. Pastor for 22 years (1994-2016) and was Sr. Pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran in Dearborn, MI prior to that. He is the founder of Brothers of John the Steadfast but handed off the Sr. Editor position to Rev. Joshua Scheer in 2015. He currently resides in Ocean Shores WA with his wife Phyllis. He regularly teaches in Africa. He also paints watercolors, reads philosophy and golfs. He is currently represented in two art galleries in the Pacific Northwest. His M Div is from Concordia, St. Louis and he has an MA in philosophy from St. Louis University and a D Min from Concordia, Fort Wayne.

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