The following lines and the letters, which, God willing, are to follow this one are addressed to Lutheran pastors . . . whose hearts bleed whenever they see the condition in which the Lutheran Church of our day and of our world finds itself.
Thus Hermann Sasse (1895–1976) began nearly thirty years of correspondence with Lutheran pastors in Australia, the United States, and around the world. And his observations, criticisms, and insights still ring true today.
In volume 1 of Letters to Pastors, editor Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, has gathered together the first nineteen of seventy circular letters that Sasse wrote and distributed as a means to encourage and call to account the pastors of his beloved Lutheran Church around the world. [Read more…] about New Book Letters to Pastors Introduces Historian, Theologian, and Churchman Hermann Sasse to a New Generation