FEATURED SPEAKER: DR. REED LESSING, Ph.D
Rev. Dr. Reed Lessing serves as the senior pastor at St. Michael Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Prior to his current call at St. Michael, Dr. Lessing served as professor of exegetical theology and director of the graduate school at Concordia Seminary St. Louis.
Dr. Lessing enjoys biking, jogging, camping, and cheering for the St. Louis Cardinals. Dr. Lessing and his wife, Lisa, have been blessed with three children.
A. A. PEDERSEN
Rev. A. A. Pedersen was president of Lutheran Brethren Seminary from 1950 to 1955. As part of the faculty at LBS he inspired students with his ability to summarize complex biblical points. As a preacher he captivated congregants with his storytelling and faithful presentation of the Gospel.
HISTORY OF A. A. PEDERSEN LECTURESHIP
Since 1991, Lutheran Brethren Seminary has sponsored an annual lectureship in preaching named in honor of a A. A. Pedersen. Each year this lectureship brings one of America’s ablest preachers to our campus.