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Adjunct Graduate Faculty PhD University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

MA University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
BA Wisconsin Lutheran College

Associate Director, Classroom, Lab and Media Support at Princeton University
As one of the senior managers in OIT Support Services, Rich’s department has responsibility for all classroom technology, broadcast, and academic special event support at Princeton University. …

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Office: WCC 154

Academic Dean, Pre-Seminary Program
MA University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI
BA Northwestern College, Watertown WI

Speakers Bureau Topics Foreign Language - Greek Martin Luther College - MLC preseminary program

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Office: WCC 133

Director of Alumni Relations

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Office: WCC 104 Director of Financial Aid

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Administrative Receptionist

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Office: WCC 134 Data Management Specialist

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Office: LSC 101

Campus Pastor

Department Chair of Theology

MS Minnesota State University, Mankato MN
MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI
BA Northwestern College, Watertown WI

Speakers Bureau Topics
Bible Study - Personal devotions
Bible Study - Post-exilic books
Bible Study - Stewardship messages in Haggai
Christian Denominations - Speaking the Truth in Love to Mormons
Christian Living - Counseling skills for personal ministry
Christian Living - Pre-marriage Workshops
Martin Luther College - MLC Chapel of the Christ
Martin Luther College - MLC Daylight USA
Mission and Ministry - How to Apply Jesus' Master Plan of Evangelism
Mission and Ministry - Involving youth in outreach
Mission and Ministry - Pastoral counseling skills
Mission and Ministry - Preaching on the Parables
World Missions - Africa: Malawi, Cameroon

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Professor Emeritus of Biology at Wisconsin Lutheran College

PhD University of Iowa, Iowa City IA: Science Education - Biology
MST Union College, NY: Chemistry
MS Winona State University, Winona MN: Education
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

Paul Boehlke is Professor emeritus of Biology at Wisconsin Lutheran College and is now living in New Ulm.…

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Office: WCC 102

Financial Aid Operations Assistant

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Office: WCC 102

Accountant

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Office: WCC 111

Administrative Assistant to the President

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Office: WCC 150

Academic Dean

Professor of Urban Ministry, Student Teacher Supervision

M.A.Ed. - Wisconsin Lutheran College
B.S. - Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN

Speakers Bureau Topics

Curriculum and Instruction - Engaging Student Curiosity
Curriculum and Instruction - Teach Like a Champion - Putting It into Practice
Curriculum and Instruction - Teacher Talk for Effective Management
Mission and Ministry - Urban Educational Ministry at MLC
Curriculum and Instruction - Identifying the Characteristics and Needs of Students-at-Risk

Photo of Randall Cox Randall Cox

Office: LSC 175

Director of the Academic Success Center
Assistant Athletic Director
Head Baseball Coach
Assistant Football Coach - Inside Linebackers Coach


BA Secondary Education, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI
Masters coursework Western Michigan University

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Office: WCC 102

Student Accounts Receivable

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Office: LSC 170

Administrative Assistant to Athletics

Photo of Carolyn DeLorme Carolyn DeLorme

Teaches EDT5007 - Google Technologies in Education Instructional Designer, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis PhD Adult Education and Occupational Training, North Dakota State University, Fargo ND MS Instructional Design and Technology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks ND BS Elementary Education, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks ND I'm a North Dakota Native, born and raised. …

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Office: WCC 152 Administrative Assistant to the Academic Deans Temporary Archives Project Manager

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Antigua Teacher

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Ed.D University of Phoenix, Phoenix AZ
MA University of Phoenix, Phoenix AZ
BS Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN

Elementary Behavioral Disorders Teacher, Prairie Learning Center, Olathe School District - Olathe KS
 

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Office: WCC 223

Director of Academic Computing & Online Learning

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Assistant to Graduate Studies and Continuing Education

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Office: WCC 116

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education

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Office: WCC 139

Event Coordinator

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Office: WCC 137 Writer/Editor

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Office: LSC 052

Sports Information Director

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Professor Emeritus of Academic Computing
PhD Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale FL: Computing Technology in Education
MA Clarke College, Dubuque IA: Computer Applications in Education
MS University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh WI: Mathematics Education
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

Dr. Jim Grunwald served as the Director of Academic Computing at Martin Luther College from 1998-2017 where he taught faculty and students to better utilize technology in education to enhance teaching and learning.…

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Experience:
Guidance Director and Counselor at Lakeside Lutheran High School in Lake Mills, WI
PhD Marquette University: Counseling and Educational Psychology
MS University of Wisconsin, Whitewater WI: Guidance and Counseling
MST University of Wisconsin, Whitewater WI: History
MS University of Wisconsin, Whitewater WI: Education
BS Dr.…

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Office: WCC 129B

Professor of Special Education
MS University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI: Educational Psychology
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

Daryl Hanneman serves as Professor of Special Education at MLC. Daryl worked as a licensed school psychologist, serving K-12 school districts near Cedar Rapids, Iowa.…

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Office: WCC 132

Receptionist

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty

PhD Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI
MS University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
BS Concordia University, Chicago, IL
AA Concordia University, Mequon, WI

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Fitness Center Manager & Athletics Support
Office: LSC 080
Ext. 113 or 233-9113

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Office: WCC 145

Admissions Counselor

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Office: WCC 103

Director of Finance

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Office: LSC 104

Professor of English, International Services Director
TEFL Certificate Hamline University, St. Paul MN
MEd University of Wisconsin, Whitewater BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN

Professional Organization Membership
NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Prof. Hunter serves as the Director of the International Services Office, an office created in 2014 in response to a growing international student population, the continuation of the Daylight International program, and a developing Study Abroad program.…

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty President of Wisconsin Lutheran College EdD Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale: Educational Leadership M Ed National-Louis University, Chicago: Curriculum and Instruction BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

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Office: LSC 103

International Coordinator, PDSO

BA St. Olaf College, Northfield MN: Economics

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Office: WCC 129D

Professor of Education and Psychology

EdD University of Minnesota - Twin Cities: Educational Policy and Administration
MA St. Mary's University, Winona MN: Education
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

I currently serve on the Education and Psychology faculties at Martin Luther College.…

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Teaches EDU5002 - The School as a Learning Community

Provost, Wisconsin Lutheran College

PhD University of Wisconsin, Madison: Education Administration
MS University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh: Curriculum & Instruction
BS Dr. Martin Luther Collge, New Ulm MN: Education

Having taught at Lutheran elementary, high school, and college level, he brings his experience and optimism to the MLC grad students who take his class.…

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Office: WCC 116

Records Office Coordinator

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Staff Minister, Bethany Lutheran Church in Appleton, Wisconsin

MS UW-Milwaukee: Curriculum and Instruction
BS Dr. Martin Luther College: Education

Kenneth Kremer is a veteran educator, whose 43-year career has focused on the issues children and young adults face as they grow up in a complex culture that grows increasingly challenging for Christians.…

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Office: WCC 238

Financial Literacy Coordinator

MS Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
BA Concordia University, St Paul, MN

Photo of Jeff Lemke Jeff Lemke

B.A., Wisconsin Lutheran College (2003) M.A. Organizational Leadership, Bethel University (2006) Ed.D. Education Administration, Bethel University (2011) Dr. Jeffrey C. Lemke is the Director of Admissions, Marketing and International Programs for St. Croix Lutheran Grades 6-12, he specializes in community outreach, marketing, and international recruitment for St. Croix Lutheran. One of Dr. Lemke’s main responsibilities at St.…

Photo of Tamara Lott Tamara Lott

Office: WCC 127 Administrative Assistant to the Director of Staff Ministry and Congregational Assistant Program Administrative Assistant to Human Resources Contact Tamara: Staff Ministry/CAP: (507) 354-8221 ext 383 HR (507) 354-8221 ext 235

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Office: WCC 138

Web Content Manager

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, with a Communication and Graphic Design emphasis, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN,

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Office: WCC 102

Accounts Payable, Payroll

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Office: WCC 115 Director of Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education PhD, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities: Educational Policy and Administration MS University of Wisconsin, Madison: Curriculum & Instruction BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education Dr. John Meyer is the director of the graduate studies program at MLC.…

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Assistant Coach

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Office: WCC 127 Director of Staff Ministry and Congregational Assistant Programs, Professor of Theology DMin Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena CA: Practical Theology STM Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI: Exegetical Theology MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI: Pastoral Ministry BA Northwestern College, Watertown WI: Biblical and Theological Languages Dr. Lawrence Olson served as a parish pastor in Illinois from 1983 to 1993.…

Photo of Michael Otterstatter Michael Otterstatter

Office: WCC 136 Vice-President for Mission Advancement MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, WI BA Northwestern College, Watertown, WI Speakers Bureau Topics Bible Study - Doctrines That Divide Bible Study - The Passion of the Christ in Prophecy Christian Living - Dealing with Conflict at Meetings Mission and Ministry - Using Early Childhood Education for Mission Outreach

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Office: WCC 100

Receptionist

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Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

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Assistant Coach

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Office: WCC 135 Director of Public Relations MS University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh WI: Education BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Professor of Education and Learning Disabilities Coordinator, Bethany College

EdD Nova Southeastern University: Special Education
MS Minnesota State University, Mankato MN: Curriculum & Instruction
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

I am Dr. Carrie Pfeifer, and am so blessed to be able to serve my alma mater, MLC as an adjunct member of the graduate faculty.…

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty
President of Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato MN

PhD University of Minnesota, Twin Cities: Curriculum & Instruction
MS University of Wisconsin, Whitewater: Education, Curriculum & Instruction
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

Dr. Gene Pfeifer teaches EDU 5105 Improving Instructional Methodologyin the MLC master’s degree program.…

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Office: WCC 111 Administrative Assistant to the Vice-President for Academics

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Technology Coordinator, Emanuel Lutheran School, New London, WI

MS Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee WI: Instructional Technology
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

Gail graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College and was called to serve at Manitowoc Lutheran as an English and PE teacher as well as coach.…

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Admissions Administrative Assistant

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Antigua Teacher

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty PhD Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN MEd University of Maryland, College Park, MD BS University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty
Ph.D. Oakland University, MI
MA Saginaw Valley State University, MI
BS Saginaw Valley State University, MI
Assistant Professor, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Central Michigan University

As an assistant professor at CMU, Kristina is responsible for leading EDU107 Introduction to Education as well as teaching multiple sections during the Fall and Spring. …

Photo of Julie Sallquist Julie Sallquist

Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Ph.D., Arizona State University, Tempe AZ
M.A. Arizona State University, Tempe AZ
B.A. Trinity University, San Antonio TX

Director, Emmanuel Lutheran Preschool, Tempe AZ
Julie Sallquist, Ph.D., earned her doctoral degree in Psychology with an emphasis in child development from Arizona State University (ASU) in May 2009.…

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Office: WCC 128C

Professor of Continuing Education, New Teacher Induction

MA Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI: Curriculum and Assessment
BS Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

Speakers Bureau Topics
Curriculum and Instruction - Growing your ministry with the WELS teaching standards
Curriculum and Instruction - Never work harder than your students: Tools for formative assessment
Curriculum and Instruction - New teacher induction: What does this mean?…

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Office: AU 122 Director of Women's Housing

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Mission Advancement Administrative Assistant

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Adjunct Graduate Faculty

MA University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE - Secondary Education and Education Technology
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN
Authorized Google Education Trainer 2014
Moodle Certified Course Creator 2014
Mimio Certified Trainer 2012
Google Qualified Individual 2012
SMART Notebook 10 Certification Mac and Windows 2010

Jason teaches EDT5002 Emerging Technologies.…

Photo of Jeffrey Schone Jeffrey Schone

Office: WCC 110 Vice-President for Student Life MS Conseling and Student Personnel, Minnesota State University, Mankato MN MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI BA Northwestern College, Watertown WI Prof. Jeff Schone has served MLC as Vice president for Student Life since 1997. In addition to these administrative duties Prof. Schone teaches Biblical History & Literature I & II, and introductory Social Science courses in Sociology and Economics.…

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Office: SU 116 Tutor

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Professor Emeritus of Education, MLC
EdD University of South Dakota, Vermillion SD: Special Education
MS University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI: Curriculum and Instruction -Teaching Science
BS Eau Claire State University, Eau Claire WI: Comprehensive Elementary Education Major


Dr. Alan Spurgin is a Professor of Education at Martin Luther College (MLC).…

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Fitness Center Manager, Assistant Volleyball Coach

BS Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN

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Office: WCC 145 Administrative Assistant for Admissions

Photo of David Starr David Starr

Office: WCC 147 Admissions Counselor MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI BA Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN

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Office: WCC 141

Director of Admissions

B.S. Ed., DMLC
M.S., Capella University

Head Football Coach

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Office: WCC 111 Administrative Assistant to the Vice-President for Student Life

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Office: WCC 146

Admissions Counselor

MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI
BA Northwestern College, Watertown WI

Speakers Bureau Topics
Mission and Ministry - Evangelism in times of crisis

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Office: WCC 128B

Director of Field Experiences

Department Chair of Education

MA Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, WI: Education
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education
Professor Paul Tess is the director of clinical experiences at MLC. As the director he coordinates all field experiences for education program students.…

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Office: WCC 113

Vice-President for Administration

MS University of Wisconsin, Platteville WI: Education
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

Speakers Bureau Topics
Mission and Ministry - Strategic planning for churches & schools
Public Relations for Churches and Schools - Strategic planning for churches & schools
Science - A biblical perspective on science
Science - Hands-on science in elementary classrooms
Science - Observation notebooks in teaching science

Photo of Michael Thom Michael Thom

Office: WCC 102

Accounting Manager

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Office: WCC 137

Resource Development Counselor

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Office: LSC 173

Director of Athletics

Physical Education Department Chair

MS Minnesota State University, Mankato MN
BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN

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Office: WCC 144

Admissions Counselor

BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

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Office: WCC 158A  Director of Human Resources

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Office: WCC 128A Professor of Education, Licensure Officer PhD University of Minnesota, Twin Cities: Curriculum & Instruction-Literacy Education MA Silver Lake College, Manitowoc WI: Education BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education Dr. Cindy Whaley is a Professor of Education at Martin Luther College. She taught for fifteen years in two different congregations in Wisconsin before coming to D/MLC in 1993.…

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Office: WCC 114

Vice President for Academics Graduate Faculty

EdD University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN: Educational Policy and Administration MS University of Nebraska at Omaha BS Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm MN: Education

Dr. Wiechman is a 1992 graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College.…

Photo of Nathan Wordell Nathan Wordell

Office: CD 102 Tutor in Concord Hall and Latin teacher. B.A., MLC M. Div., WLS

Photo of Mark Zarling Mark Zarling

Office: WCC 112 President MS Concordia University, Mequon WI MDiv Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon WI BA Northwestern College, Watertown WI Speakers Bureau Topics Bible Study - Adiaphora, Straight talk on Bible Study - Bible study (various books and topics) Bible Study - Genesis, Gospel gems in Bible Study - Haggai: Building God’s house Bible Study - Numbers: “Is the Lord’s arm too short?” Christian Living - Christian marriage Martin Luther College - Recruitment: Ask the Lord to send workers Mission and Ministry - Teaching Christian values to children Worship - Worship that says WOW!