The Election Controversy with Application to Inter-Church Dialogue"
Reaction by Dr. Martin Noland, Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church, Evansville, IN.
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Schedule, Speakers, Topics & Reactors
3:30-5:00 PM - Third Presentation: “Walking Together With Jesus: Church Fellowship and Its Implications for Confessional Lutherans,” by Rev. Mark Schroeder, President of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (1 hour). Reaction by Prof. John Pless, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions/Director of Field Education at Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, IN (10 minutes). Q & A, moderated by Prof. Dan Balge (about 15 minutes).
7:00-11:00 PM - Gemutlichkeit at the New Ulm Holiday Inn Conference Room. Beverages and light snacks will be available for a freewill donation.
Thursday, November 7:
8:30-10:00 AM - Fourth Presentation: “The Chief Article and the Jugular Issue: Justification by Faith and the Captivated Will,” presented by Prof. Steven Paulson, Professor of Systematic Theology at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN (1 hour). Reaction by Prof. Ken Cherney, World Missions Professor, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, WI (10 minutes). Q & A, moderated by Prof. Dan Balge (about 15 minutes).
Wednesday, November 6:
9:00-9:30 AM - Registration (and coffee) in Martin Luther College Auditorium.
9:45-11:15 AM - First Presentation: “Grace Before, In, and For All Time—The Election Controversy With Application to Inter-Church Dialogue," by Rev. John Moldstad, President of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (1 hour). Reaction by Rev. Martin Noland, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Evansville, IN (10 minutes). Q & A, moderated by Prof. Dan Balge, Dean of Pre-Seminary Ministry at Martin Luther College (about 15 minutes).
11: 15 AM - Lunch Break
1:30-3:00 PM - Second Presentation: “The History and Prospects for Lutheran Free Conferences,” by Rev. Matthew Harrison, President of the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod (1 hour). Reaction by Dr. James Nestingen, Professor of Church History, emeritus, of Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN (10 minutes). Q & A, moderated by Prof. Dan Balge (about 15 minutes).