ISSUES Spring 2008

Spring 2008, Vol. 42, No. 1

The State & Future of Schools in The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod



  • "Reflections" by Brian L. Friedrich, President
  • "The Greatest Job in the World" by Dr. James D. Juergensen
  • "The Future of Lutheran High Schools" by Dan Gehrke
  • "The Joy of Serving in Lutheran Schools" by Dave Koopman


  • "The State of Early Childhood Education in the LCMS" by Judith Christian
  • "Lutheran Elementary Schools: Opportunities and Challenges" by Bill Cochran
  • "'Where Do We Go From Here?' The Future of Lutheran Secondary Schools" by Ross E. Stueber

Book Reviews

  • Russ Moulds' excerpt of A Teacher of the Church by Dr. Mark Blanke
  • Louis Fischer, David Schimmel, and Leslie R. Stellman's Teachers and the Law by Dr. Ron Bork
  • Gene Frost's Learning from the Best: Growing Greatness in the Christian School by Beth Royuk Pester, Adjunct Instructor