South and East Pastors’ Conference 2019 – Lots of Grace

South & East Pastors’ Conference 2019 – Lots of Grace – Playlist

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Have you ever felt that it is extremely difficult to motivate people? Have you struggled with discipleship and the third use of the Law in preaching? In this time of apathy in our nation and our world, we could be tempted to motivate with the Law; yet we know that only the Good News of Jesus and His gift of “lots of grace” motivates.


  • The Sermon as More Than an Altar Call – Rev. Dr. David H. Petersen
  • Lots of Grace – Rev. Dr. Justin P. Rossow
  • Unique Grace – Rev. Dr. Justin P. Rossow
  • Grace and Delight – Rev. Dr. Justin P. Rossow
  • Grace and Outsiders – Rev. Dr. Justin P. Rossow
  • President’s Report – Rev. Dr. David P. E. Maier


Rev. Dr. David. H. Petersen
Pastor, Redeemer, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Rev. Dr. David H. Petersen has served as pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Ft. Wayne, Ind. since 2000. His STM thesis, written for Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne (CTSFW), was on the proper distinction between Law and Gospel and the preaching of Norman Nagel. He earned a D.Min. from CTSFW in 2018 with a dissertation on preaching from the Psalter and using the Psalter as prayer. Emmanuel Press has published two collections of his sermons. He is a departmental editor for Gottesdienst: The Journal of Lutheran Liturgy, where he writes a quarterly column, and is a regular guest on Issues, Etc. He and his wife Jacqui have three grown children and one grandchild.

Rev. Dr. Justin P. Rossow
Pastor, St. Luke, Ann Arbor

Rev. Dr. Justin P. Rossow is known for his teaching and writing at the intersection of biblical interpretation, metaphor theory, preaching, and discipleship. With a Ph.D. in Theology and Culture, he has regularly given presentations, designed workshops, and published articles and blogs on preaching, discipleship, and metaphor theory for pastors and lay people. He has repeatedly served as guest instructor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo. and is First Supervisor for a Ph.D. student at the London School of Theology, London, England.

Dr. Rossow currently serves at St. Luke, Ann Arbor where he helps people delight in taking a next step following Jesus. He and his wife Miriam have four children: Naomi, Liz, Kate, and Caleb. Connect with Dr. Rossow online at or through Facebook (@JPRossow) or Twitter (@JustinRossow).