If you too love the Lutheran tradition, sometimes worry about its future, and want to keep up with the news in the LC-MS and the ELCA and with what other faithful Lutherans are thinking and writing about worship, theology, ecumenism and more, the FORUM Package is one of the best bargains around.
Sarah Hinlicky Wilson has been the Editor of Lutheran Forum since 2007. She received her B.A. in Theology and Philosophy from Lenoir-Rhyne College and her M.Div. and Ph.D in Systematic Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary. She is an ordained pastor of the Slovak Zion Synod in the ELCA and presently serves as Assistant Research Professor at the Institute for Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg, France, where among other things she serves as the Consultant to the International Lutheran-Orthodox Joint Commission. Her articles have appeared in First Things, Christianity Today, Books & Culture, Christian Century, and various other journals in print and online. Her husband Andrew L. Wilson is the Production Editor of Lutheran Forum. Sarah and Andrew have one son, Ezekiel.
Associate Editor Paul Sauer received his B.A. in Classical Civilizations from Valparaiso University and his M. Div. and S.T.M. from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. He serves as Pastor at the Lutheran School and Church of Our Saviour, Bronx, NY and is a member of the ALPB board of directors. He previously served as Interim Editor of Lutheran Forum. He is the editor of the new edition of The Presence: An Approach to the Holy Communion by Berthold von Schenk, and also did the final editing for the ALPB book, Lively Stone: The Autobiography of Berthold von Schenk, both published by the ALPB. Paul is a Vice President of the Atlantic District, LCMS, an adjunct professor at Concordia College, and an instructor in the Atlantic District-LCMS deacon program. He and his wife Jessica, a trained Lutheran high school teacher and presently a stay-at-home Mom, have three children, Katharine, Rosie and Atadrik.
Editor Richard O. Johnson is a parish pastor serving Peace Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation in Grass Valley, California, since 1984. He received his B.A. from San Francisco State University in Philosophy and Religion; an M.Div. from Yale; and a Ph.D. in church history from the Graduate Theological Union. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Church History at Fuller Theological Seminary's Northern California campus. He has written articles for Lutheran Quarterly and Word and World and delivered several papers at the Lutheran Historical Conference. He and his wife, Lois Solberg Johnson, are the parents of two children: Luke, currently working as a journalist in Houston, and Johanna, a pastor in the Upstate New York Synod of the ELCA.
Associate Editor Peter Speckhard serves Faith Lutheran Church in Green Bay , Wisconsin, and has previously served as Associate Pastor, also at Faith, and missionary-at-large for the Northern Illinois District of the LCMS, planting Community of Faith Lutheran Church in Spring Grove, Il. He is a 1997 graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (though he attended both LCMS seminaries, transferring from Ft. Wayne after one year due to a job opportuity for his wife in St. Louis) and a 1992 graduate of Valparaiso University, where he received a B.A. in English as a Christ College associate. He has also served in the U.S. Army Reserves, has participated in the pastor-theologian program of the Center for Theological Inquiry in Princeton, NJ, and has served on the boards of various LCMS-affiliated schools and organizations. He is married to Heidi, a Latin teacher-turned-homemaker and has six children.
It has been said of "Forum Letter" that it "is a report of Lutheran doings that is sometimes serious, sometimes humorous, and often both; sometimes controversial but almost never dull."
to order by mail or phone