Entries by Sallie Draper

Treats & Tempera

A new club has appeared on campus: Art in Ministry, also known as AIM. To introduce themselves to the rest of the student body, AIM recently hosted an event they called “Treats & Tempera.” Students like John Marquardt (Shoreland / Garden Homes-Milwaukee WI) enjoyed this night of snacking, socializing, and most importantly, painting. “It was […]

2016 Thalassa Contest Announced

Awarded annually, Thalassa recognizes an Martin Luther College student or graduate who expresses clearly and beautifully, in image and word, a personal reflection on a ministry experience overseas. MLC is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Thalassa award in 2016 by doubling the award to $2,000.  The $2,000 prize will be divided equally between the winner ($1,000) and an […]

Evangelism Day: “Your Kingdom Come”

“Evangelism Day is a day set aside so that the Spirit can fill the hearts of both faculty and students with excitement and gratitude,” says MLC President Mark Zarling. “Excitement as we learn more about the amazing things the Lord Jesus is doing through the gospel. Gratitude as we think of almost 50 people who […]

84 MLC Student-Athletes Named Academic All-UMAC

ST. PAUL – The Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) released its academic honors from the fall semester, and 84 Martin Luther College student-athletes were named Academic All-UMAC. Those 84 honorees were the most of any school in the conference. The Knights also finished with the highest team grade point average (GPA) in six of the […]

MLC Day Planned for May 4, 2016

MLC Day will be a day of celebration for our college and all who support our ministry. With an emphasis on communication through social media, MLC Day will allow supporters across the globe to follow our activities online, share our message with friends, pray for our work of service, and give to support that work. […]

MLC’s Low Rates Nationally Recognized

With your support through congregational mission offerings, the establishment of endowments, estate designations, and many direct gifts, Martin Luther College is able to keep educational costs for our students to a reasonable level. In fact, the student costs at MLC are low enough to attract the attention of Money magazine, Washington Monthly, and most recently […]

Enrollment Remains Stable

The Lord has blessed MLC with stable opening enrollments over the last seven years. Our official fall opening enrollment for 2015-2016 was 723 students on campus. We are grateful for continued recruitment efforts, which brought over 500 high school students to our campus for the Focus on Ministry weekends and over 300 students for our […]

It’s a Wonderful Life at MLC

The MLC Readers’ Theater cast takes the stage this weekend in the holiday radio play It’s a Wonderful Life. For many cast members, such as Joey Kasper, this is their first MLC theatrical production. Joey says, “I really liked meeting people during practices that I otherwise wouldn’t have seen on a regular basis.” Forum (MLC’s drama […]

Calls Issued

The MLC governing board met Saturday, December 5 in teleconference, and guided by the Holy Spirit, issued three calls. Please ask the Good Shepherd to bless their prayerful deliberations for the overall good of his Kingdom. Mr. Craig Hirschmann, Milwaukee, WI – called as professor of music Mr. Todd Jahns, Cedarburg, WI – called as […]

MLC Administrative Council Highlight

At a recent Administrative Council meeting, President Zarling reported that the Synodical Council approved several requested ministry plan (budget) adjustments at MLC. The approval ratifies the use of college reserve funds designated by our board to call a physical education professor and to accelerate the auditorium renovation project. A call for the new faculty position […]