ISSUES Fall 2013


Fall 2013 Vol. 47, No. 1

Connecting with the Non-Connected through School and Church



  • “Reflections" by Rev. Dr. Brian L. Friedrich, President
  • “When They Don't Show Up" by Marty Stohschein
  • “Connecting With Non-Connected Families" by Annette Oliver
  • "Reaching the Unchurched" by Daniel Flynn


  • “Key Connectors: Missional Leaders of Lutheran Schools" by Dr. Peter A. Meier 
  • “Characteristics of Non-Connected Families: Lost Lamb Logistics" by Rev. Dr. John W. Oberdeck
  • “Building Community Bridges through the Lutheran School" by Mike Zimmer
  • "Opportunities for Congregations to Connect with the Non-Connected" by Rev. Dr. Anthony J. Steinbronn

Book Reviews

  • "Wide Welcome: How the Unsettling Presence of Newcomers Can Save the Church" reviewed by Rev. Dr. David Lawrence Coe
  • "The Other 80 Percent: Turning Your Church's Spectators into Active Participants" reviewed by Rev. Dr. Mark T. Hannemann
  • "Sunday School That Really Works" reviewed by Sean Chapman, DCE