"May the Blessing of Joy abide within you... May the Blessing of Peace rest upon you... May the Blessing of Love flow out through you... May all the Blessings of the LORD be yours always! Happy birthday!"
"Wrong today? I do not think so. The language in your country - as in mine - is well known, and IMHO that is the language for worship; except if the service is specifically designed for other nationals or those who cannot/do not speak the…"
"Dear Pr. Kachelmeier,
Thank you for your kind words.
My wife and I are members of the Lutheran Church of Australia, which at the moment struggles with divisions over whether women should be ordained. We are of the opinion that the Holy…"
"Thank you for your welcome.
At the moment we are involved in defending the Word with respect to the Women's Ordination issue; this keeps me occupied on top of my other activities.
I am not ordained, although I wanted to be, I have fulfilled all…"
First and Last Name (no pseudonyms, If you are a pastor, include Rev or Pastor here)
Dr. Christian P.J. Bahnerth
Tell us about yourself ( e.g. hobbies, education, projects you are working on, etc.). What brings you to the Wittenberg Trail?
Hobbies: cooking & reading
Education: Grad.Dip.MaintEng., Grad.Cert.Mgmt., Assoc of Theology., Grad.Dip.Th., MTh., PhD(Biblical Studies).
Some computer knowledge.
I was installed as Pastor's Aide, Canberra-Queanbeyan Parish, on the 1st Sunday of Lent 2012
I can never know enough about Lutheran doctrine. I converted to the Lutheran denomination after studying the Roman Catholic and the 'Reformed' [Calvinistic/Zwinglian] interpretations of God's Word.
Currently I also serve as a volunteer Lay Hospital Chaplain, and as the Editor of my Parish's Newsletter.
I am a...
Lutheran Synod or Denominational Affiliation
Lutheran Church of Australia, NSW District, Canberra-Queanbeyan Parish
Church Home (or church currently attending) (Name & City & State)
Canberra-Queanbeyan Lutheran Parish; St. Peter's Memorial Reid ACT Australia, St. John the Baptist Queanbeyan NSW Australia
Installed as Pastor's Aide in the Canberra-Queanbeyan Parish, First Sunday in Lent 2012
May the Blessing of Joy abide within you... May the Blessing of Peace rest upon you... May the Blessing of Love flow out through you... May all the Blessings of the LORD be yours always! Happy birthday!