ISSUES Winter 2006

Winter 2006, Vol. 40, No. 3

Church Worker Indebtedness: A Search for Solutions



  • "Reflections" by Brian L. Friedrich, President
  • "The Laborer is Worthy of His Wages" by the Rev. Dr. L. Dean Hempelmann
  • "The Cost of a Church University Education" by Kim Marxhausen
  • "Living a Simple Life" by Mark Cheney


  • "Church Worker Indebtedness: What Research Tells Us" by Roland Lovstad
  • "The Financial Support of Church Workers: Theological Perspectives" by Dr. David Peter
  • "Now What?" by Rev. David Muench

Personal Reflections

  • Needed: Fair Compensation by Anonymous
  • Financial Challenges of a Lutheran Educator … Time for a Union? by Gary Spieler
  • God Always Provides by Anonymous