meet adrian gunn

Mr. Adrian Gunn and his wife, Maureen, are members of Siloah Lutheran Church of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Gunn family includes Matthew and Arianna, both students at UW-Milwaukee and their youngest, Gabrielle, who attends Siloah Lutheran ...

The greatest job ever!

About a month ago, on the last Sunday of the church year, I had the privilege of preaching for a mission festival at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Watertown, WI. In the sermon, we marveled ...

Team visits Vietnam

  In November, Pastor Jon Bare, International Recruitment Director, and Prof. E. Allen Sorum, Pastoral Studies Institute Director, traveled to Vietnam. There they met with and taught 60 leaders of the Hmong Christian Fellowship (HFC), ...

psi update

“If God needs me to be a pastor, then I don’t care–wherever it is needed to make the church–I will go.”  This the commitment of Simon, a South Sudanese PSI student in Renton, WA.  Simon ...

PSI update

  The PSI Team is complete. Pastor Jon Bare accepted the call to serve as the International Recruitment Director this spring. He joins World Seminary Professor Brad Wordell and myself (PSI Director). This team’s assignment ...

Sudanese conference held

In February 2016, the seminary hosted a Sudanese Conference. Four Sudanese men and their Anglo ministry partners spent two days discussing the doctrine of church fellowship, preaching, and strategic planning for North American congregations and ...

Catechism for South Sudanese

In September, Prof. Sorum traveled to Africa with Pastor Peter Bur, coordinator for South Sudanese ministry, to serve refugees. While there, they taught Luther's Small Catechism to pastors, using this simplified version, which Pastor Bur ...

Risking his life for the gospel

This pastor’s home country is on the list of top 30 countries that persecute Christians. Those who reject ancestor worship, animism, or Buddhism are either removed from their villages or beaten. This graduate of the ...

Asian Conference held

From Oct. 7-8, pastors originally from Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Korea, and other countries in Southeast Asia—accompanied by their Anglo ministry partners—attended an Asian Conference held at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. Pastor Bounkeo Lor, who serves at ...

Healing bodies, serving souls

A medical assistant in Southeast Asia travels from village to village on his motorbike to share his medical skills with his patients. He also shares the gospel. This man, who became a Christian when he ...