The Coffee Hour — History of the LCMS Ep. 8: Introducing The German Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States

We’ve come to the creation of The German Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States in the first convention in Chicago in 1847.

The Coffee Hour — History of the LCMS: Influence of American Protestantism and the English Language

How did American Protestantism begin to have a poor influence on Lutherans, and why were the German Lutherans so concerned about retaining the German language?

The Coffee Hour — History of the LCMS: Settling Lutheranism on the American Frontier

How did Lutheranism settle on the American frontier, and what was the religious culture like in those remote areas?

The Coffee Hour — History of the LCMS: Settling in the Midwest, and Those Who Remained Behind

Hear about Frederick Wyneken and August Craemer in the Midwest, and what happened with the Lutherans who remained in the German states.

The Coffee Hour — History of the LCMS #4: Settling in Perry County, MO

Out of any place the Saxons could have settled in America, why did they choose Missouri?

The Coffee Hour — History of the LCMS #3: Martin Stephan Goes to Illinois

What’s the rest of the story about Martin Stephan? How did his actions affect the Saxons in Perry County?

The Coffee Hour — History of the LCMS #2: Martin Stephan, C.F.W. Walther, and Increasing Drama

Dr. Cameron MacKenzie talks about how Rationalism and Unionism affected Lutherans in Saxony, and then the story of Martin Stephan and C.F.W. Walther in America.

The Coffee Hour — History of the LCMS #1: The Prussian Union, Rationalism, Unionism, and Immigration

Dr. Cameron Mackenzie talks about the Prussian Union, rationalism, unionism, and the immigration of Lutherans to America.