Twenty-Five Years

Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of my ordination into the Office of the Holy Ministry. This trip began as odd as one would expect. My colleague, Scott Stiegemeyer, and I were serving as admission counselors at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne. It was just a few short months since Dean Wenthe was elected president. […]

On Calls in the LCMS Today

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the situation of pastoral calls in the United States today.  For those who do not know, this past week was Call Week at both of our LCMS seminaries.  The LCMS Joint Seminary Fund recently put out their little PDF file listing where everyone is going, if you’re interested (with some tragic […]

My observations on the Fort Wayne Symposia

I got back from the CTS Fort Wayne 2009 Symposia yesterday, after getting a flat tire along the way. Despite that little mishap, it was a very enjoyable week. I hadn’t been back to Symposia for three years, since I got sick. So it was a welcome homecoming for me. And since this Symposia was […]

What to Do When You're Bored with Preaching

What to Do When You’re Bored with Preaching: Solutions for Tired Preachers of the Gospel By Reverend Todd A. Peperkorn, STM Messiah Lutheran Church, Kenosha Wisconsin St. Michael’s Liturgical Conference Redeemer Lutheran Church Fort Wayne, Indiana St. Michael and All Angels, 2008 Introduction We’ve all faced it at one time or another, maybe often.  Those […]