Reflections of Light: The Odyssey of a Black American Lutheran Pastor During the Civil Rights Years

Lonnie L. Branch received a Master of Divinity by completing a curriculum between the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago and Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. He was the ninth black pastor ordained in ...

Book Review: From Here to Maturity: Overcoming the Juvenilization of American Christianity

Thomas E. Bergler is professor of ministry and missions at Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana. His book The Juvenilization of American Christianity (2012) was featured in Christianity Today and won an award of merit from ...

Four Branches – July 2021

Jump to: Exegetical Systematic Historical Practical Exegetical Theology: The Way He Should Go? “Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Prov ...

A Symposium on Pastoral Wellness

For many pastors, the pandemic has overturned daily parish life as they had come toknow it. Faithful pastors know all about enduring the heat of the day. In dealing with the current realities and ongoing ...