Rev. Dr. John Brenner — minister of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and Professor at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI, and Rev. Dr. Cameron MacKenzie — minister of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and Professor of Historical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN, join Andy and Sarah to talk about the 150th anniversary of the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America, including the history of Lutherans in North America in the mid to late 1800s, how the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America came about, how this conference shaped the future of Lutherans in North America, and how the Synodical Conference came to an end. Read about the WELS celebration of this anniversary at wels.net/event/wels-synod-anniversary-the-synodical-conference-founded-on-fundamental-unity.
- The Synodical Conference: Ecumenical Endeavor by Armin Schuetze
- A Tale of Two Synods: Events that Led to the Split between Wisconsin and Missouri by Dr. Marc Braun
- Rosa Young: Light in the Dark Belt by Rosa Young
- Jars of Clay: A History of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (1863-2013) by Rev. Dr. John Brenner
Have a topic you’d like to hear about on The Coffee Hour? Contact Andy Bates at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-996-1519.