What a Pastor’s Life Says

As a founding father of Lutheran churches in America, Wilhelm Loehe is a link between today’s pastors and the wisdom that the church has gained from centuries of studying God’s Word and applying the means of grace to people. Throughout his book The Pastor (Der evangelische Geistliche), Loehe explains the “how” and “why” of a(…)

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Wilhelm Loehe and Confessional Lutheranism

In commemoration of Wilhelm Loehe’s birth on February 21, we’ve posted below an excerpt from his biography, The Life, Work, and Influence of Wilhelm Loehe, 1808–1872, originally written in German by Erika Geiger and translated by Wolf Knappe. A pastor in nineteenth-century Germany, Wilhelm Loehe became a father of confessional Lutheranism in North America and(…)

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