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Grace Schultz Finishes Record-Breaking Career

Grace Schultz (First-Lake Geneva WI) admits that scoring wasn’t always her thing. During her high school basketball career at Fox Valley LHS, her main role was defense. But that didn’t stop her from setting high goals for her college career. One of those goals was reached on December 4, when Schultz became the third player […]

Knights lead UMAC with 85 academic honorees

Martin Luther College led all Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) schools with 85 fall semester student-athletes named Academic All-UMAC, including 21 from the women’s soccer team alone. These student-athletes finished their semester of competition with a GPA of 3.5 or better. The Knights also finished with the highest team GPA in four of the eight […]

Evangelism Day Encourages Students

More than 40 speakers from all over the country, including David Gartner DMLC ’92, ’10 (St. John-Redwood Falls MN), came to campus January 10 to encourage these future called workers with tips for Christ-centered ministry through the power of the gospel. “So many awesome presenters shared their experiences and stories with us,” said sophomore Anna […]

Interim Director Concludes Service

We thank Professor Erin Meissner (pictured) for her three semesters of service as interim director of instrumental music while Professor Miles Wurster pursued his graduate studies. Here’s an excerpt of Professor Meissner’s departure letter: “Within the rehearsal setting, concert performances, and interactions with one another, I witnessed firsthand the transformative power of music—as an edifying […]

CashCourse at MLC

In order to provide important financial information to students on campus, MLC has partnered with CashCourse – a non-profit organization that provides financial education courses. Students have different topics to complete online each year, and the application of these resources helps them make better financial decisions. Last year over 300 students – in small groups […]

Books for Africa

Anchor, MLC’s student led, service organization, will host a book drive January 22 through February 10, 2017 to help kids in Africa receive proper reading materials. While at home over Christmas break, please consider bringing some of your lightly used books back to campus for this wonderful cause. A few of Books for Africa’s guidelines […]

Archives Going into Hibernation Status

We owe a debt of gratitude to Lois Bode DMLC ’67, Kelly Diersen DMLC ’95, and the volunteers who have done so much to help preserve and present the history of our blessed school. Many of the historical articles featured in InFocus magazine through the years were made possible due to our Archives team. Lois […]


Professor Paul Koelpin WLS ’90 and Professors Emeriti Daniel Deutschlander WLS ’68 and Arnold Koelpin WLS ’58 were featured in the Luther documentary, A Return to Grace: Luther’s Life and Legacy. Paul Koelpin (pictured) also appeared in Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World. As Reformation historians, the professors offered context and commentary on […]

Luther’s Christmas Pageant

Adapted by Professor Emeritus Arnold Koelpin Martin Luther liked to celebrate Christmas with the freshness and spontaneity of a child. He composed the Christmas hymn “From Heaven Above to Earth I Come” to be enacted as a family Christmas pageant. Published in 1535, it may well have been written for the previous Christmas, when his […]