Two Important Opportunities

This Special Edition of Perspectives brings to your attention two important opportunities:

  1. Pastor 360 Summit in San Antonio, Texas – October 11-13, 2016
  2. Reformation Trip with Wendish Territory Option – May 2017

Pastor360 Summit in San Antonio, Texas – October 11-13, 2016

Pastors: Consider how enrolling in the Summit will enhance your life and ministry!

Lay Leaders: Consider encouraging your pastor to attend this important Summit!

Pastor360 was created several years ago by two LCMS pastors and one committed layman. Our coaching staff is comprised of seasoned veteran LCMS pastors with a combined total of more than 160 years of ministry and leadership experience! The objective of Pastor360 is to help pastors make life and ministry better and more effective.

The Summit will focus on numerous topics to accomplish that objective, including:

  • Effective ways to re-energize your ministry and inspire your congregation for mission
  • Effective ways to prepare and deliver sermons that encourage congregational action
  • How to improve physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial health and well being
  • How to avoid and overcome feelings of frustration in tackling ministry challenges
  • How to lead your church with less stress and more balance in your life
  • How to expand leadership qualities and measurable ministry impact

Presenters include Jerry Kieschnick, Bill Tucker, Steve Wagner, Bill Knippa, and Davy Tyburski. Additional presentations from medical and financial professionals, along with Concordia Lutheran Church professional staff, will add value to your life and ministry.

For further information go to

“In the Footsteps of Martin Luther and the Reformation 2017″– May 9-17, 2017

“Wendish Territory” Pre-Tour Option – May 5-9, 2017

This 500th Anniversary of the Reformation tour is hosted by Lutheran Foundation of Texas, which exists to build God’s kingdom by educating people about the joy of planned giving and facilitating gifts that support Christian ministries. Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Kieschnick will serve as on-site tour hosts.Historic towns on the basic Reformation tour itinerary include Berlin, Wittenberg, Halle, Eisleben, Erfurt, Eisenach, Worms, Heidelberg, and Mainz, returning home from Frankfurt.The Pre-Tour Wendish Territory option includes visits to Dresden, Bautzen, Klitten, Weigersdorf, Hoyerswerda, Schleife, Spreewitz, Raddusch, Cottbus and Lubbenau.

Those who have already visited the Reformation sites and thus are interested only in the Wendish portion of the trip may choose that available option.

For an electronic brochure click here.

If you prefer a printed brochure or have specific questions, send your request, including your name and physical mailing address, via email to or via snail mail or phone call to:

Lutheran Foundation of Texas | 7900 East Highway 290 | Austin, TX 78724-2499 | 512.646.4909


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