2013 Fall Pastors’ Conference

What God Joins Together: Speaking the Truth in a World of Falsehood
Presenter: Rev. Rolf Preus, Mayville, North Dakota

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Part I: Marriage as a Divine Institution

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Part II: The Blessing of Children

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Part III: What God Has Joined Together Let Not Man Put Asunder: Chastity, Adultery, and Divorce

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Part IV: Homosexuality

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Part V: Husbands, Fathers, Wives, and Mothers

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Sectionals

Submission in Marriage: How It’s Mutual and How It’s Individual between Husband and Wife – Rev. Michael Knox

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Submission in Marriage (manuscript)

Trouble Brewing: Early Pastoral Intervention for Common Problems in Young Marriage – Rev. W. Max Mons (St. Paul’s & University Center – Iowa City)

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Parenting In Retrospect:Regret, Repentance, and Remission for Parents and Their Progeny  – Rev. Victor Young (Trinity – Lowden)

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Second Marriages: How God Views Them, and How Pastors Can Encourage and Support Families to “Blend”  – Rev. Kristian Kincaid (Our Redeemer – Dubuque)

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Homosexuality: Pastoral Counsel and Care When Someone Says “Help! My Kid Thinks He/She Is ‘Gay’ – Rev. Matthew Rueger (St. John – Hubbard)

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Marital Communication: A Biblical Theology for Our Snarky Comments – Rev. Daniel Pool (St. John – Clinton)

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Divorce: Teaching God’s Permission vs. His Intent – Rev. Michael Erickson (Bethany – Cedar Rapids)

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Family Headship: How a Pastor Can Encourage and Teach a Father to Lead – Rev. John Preus (Trinity – Clinton)

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Marriage Mentors: Enlisting Oder Couples as “Sponsors” to Help Younger Couples – Rev. Brent Hartwig (Our Redeemer – Iowa City)

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Cohabitation: Approaches that Can Work to Encourage Marriage – Rev. David Lingard (St. Andrew – Van Horne)

Pr. Lingard’s Handouts

Contraception: The Debate Over Our Freedom in The Gospel to Control and Limit our Family Size and Spacing – Rev. Daniel Krueger

Contraception: The Debate Over Our Freedom in The Gospel to Control and Limit our Family Size and Spacing (manuscript)

Wives Presentation

The Christian Home – Dorothy J. Preus

Sermons

Monday Opening Devotion – Rev. Matthew Rueger

Pr. Rueger’s Sermon Manuscript

Tuesday Matins – Rev. Dr. Brian Saunders

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Closing Sermon – Rev. Daniel Krueger

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