West Pastors’ Conference 2021

West Pastors’ Conference 2021 – Babylon, Lady Liberty, and The Fiery Furnace: Standing Firm in an Apostate World – Playlist

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Conference Booklet | “Exhibitor Hall”


  • Opening Worship Service
  • Session 1 – Debating Religious Liberty, from Classical Antiquity through Christendom | Dr. Korey D. Maas
  • Session 2 – God at Work: 2KG Theology and Exercise in the American Context | Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz
  • Q & A Session with Dr. Maas and Dr. Seltz
  • President’s Report – Rev. Dr. David P. E. Maier
  • CUAA Report – Rev. Dr. Ryan Peterson
  • CEF Report – James Saalfeld, John Bates, and Andrew Sohn


Dr. Korey D. Maas
Hillsdale College – Associate Professor of History

Korey D. Maas is an associate professor of history at Hillsdale College. Previously he served as a professor of theology at Concordia University Irvine, and as an associate pastor at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Cambridge, England. He and his wife Kate live in Hillsdale, Mich., with their five young children.

Rev. Dr. Gregory P. Seltz
Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, Executive Director

Rev. Dr. Gregory P. Seltz is the Executive Director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty (LCRL) in Washington, D.C. Prior to this position, he served as the Speaker of the Lutheran Hour®. Before that, he served as professor of Theology and Director of the Cross-Cultural Ministry Center at Concordia University in Irvine, Calif.; Executive Director of Life’s Journey Ministries; founding pastor of Church For All Nations in New York City; starter of a mission church in Dallas, Texas; and pastor of a large congregation in Tampa, Fla.

A sought-after speaker, Seltz holds a B.A. from Concordia University Ann Arbor; M.Div., S.T.M., and Ph.D. degrees from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo., and a D.D. from Concordia University Irvine for his urban work in Dallas, New York City, and Los Angeles. He and his wife, Marie Yvette, have one daughter.