Entries by Leah Matzke

Develop Congregational Leaders Through CAP

The WELS Congregational Assistant Program (CAP) assists pastors and staff ministers in training qualified leaders in their congregations. CAP offers a range of biblical and practical courses to all WELS members, men and women, to help them grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Many CAP students are already […]

Thalassa – Celebrating 10 Years!

The gospel ministry is a global ministry—instituted by our Lord when he commissioned his followers to “make disciples of all nations.” The mission statement of Martin Luther College recognizes this as well, stating that, with the help of the Holy Spirit, we encourage students in “developing and demonstrating a heart for service in the church, […]

2016 Northwestern College Alumni Society Presidents Fund Grants

Congratulations to all winners! (From left) Daniel Schmidt (St. Matthew-Oconomowoc WI) – John A. Braun Grant for Leadership Carl Boeder (St. John-New Ulm MN) – Lewis O. Thompson Grant for Worship and Music Tyler Zeamer (Zion-Greenleaf WI) – E.E. Kowalke Grant for Biblical Languages Mark Zondag (Peace-Sun Prairie WI) – John A. Braun Grant for […]

2016 MLC Senior Awards

Congratulations to our winners! (Back) Matthew Hatzung (Christ-North St. Paul MN) – MLC Leading Preseminary Scholar Orie Thomford (Zion-Chesaning MI) – Brooks Scholarship and Student Body President Recognition Matthew Olson (Christ-North St. Paul MN) – Jerome Kruse Knight Award Micah Koelpin (Calvary-Dallas) –  UMAC Knight Scholar-Athlete Award (Front) Rachel Brokmeier (Our Savior-Brookings SD) – MLC […]

Governing Board Digest

By Vice President for Administration Steven Thiesfeldt ’74 Meeting of September 24-25, 2015 Received a report from Director of Finance Carla Hulke and from the auditing agency, which showed that MLC achieved a Department of Education composite financial ratio of 3.0 (on a 3.0 scale). Designated $4.95 million in unrestricted net assets to tuition assistance […]

The Workers Are Few

Our Lord Jesus’ words in Luke 10:2 ring especially true today: “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Although enrollment at the WELS College of Ministry is stable, and rising applications seem to signal larger classes in the […]