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WordAlone Network —

annual convention history

WordAlone's Annual Convention — April 30 - May 2, 2006 — "Pulpit, Pews, Parents"

Golden Valley, MN

Notes, overviews, and links from the 2006 convention.

WordAlone's Annual Convention — April 17-19, 2005 —"The Authority of Scripture"

Mahtomedi, MN

Notes, overviews, and links from the 2005 convention.

WordAlone's Annual Convention — April 25-27, 2004 — "In the beginning was the Word… who gets the last word?"

Roseville, Minnesota

Brief report on WordAlone's 2004 Conference, "WordAlone Convention affirms Biblical stance on sexuality"

More News on Conference, "WordAlone convention hears pro and con speakers on homosexuality"

WordAlone's 2004 Conference minutes

Speech by Dr. Walter Sundberg, `TAKE YOURSELF AS THE STARTING POINT’: Controversy over Sexuality in the ELCA

Pastor Randy Freund speech and Powerpoint, "How did we get here?"

Dr. David L. Balch speech, "The Sacraments and Romans 1:26-27"

Dr. Paul Jersild speech, "Theological Reflections on the Issues before the ELCA Concerning Homosexuality"

Dr. Marc Kolden speech, "Traditional Christian views on homosexuality and the ELCA’s struggle"

Resolution "Concerning the Gift of Sexual Life and Its Divinely Created Structure"

WordAlone's Annual Convention — April 25-26, 2003 —With the Flow or Against the Current?

Leonard Sweet's first presentation, "With the flow or against the current"

Leonard Sweet's second presentation, "Crazy in love with Jesus?"

Leonard Sweet's third presentation, "Called to be learners and missionaries"

Roy Harrisville's seminar outline, "Ministry in the New Testament"

WordAlone's Annual Convention — April 28-30, 2002 — To a Different Drum

Arden Hills, Minnesota

Pastor Michael Foss Speech, "Discipleship: Call to Renewal" — Word document or, PDF document

Dr. James Nestingen's speech, "Reflections on the Past in Hopes of an Alternative Future" - Word Document or, PDF document

Dr. David L. Tiede's speech, "Reform: The Repentance of the Church" - Word document or, PDF document

Documents from the German Churches

WordAlone's Annual Convention — Freedom! March 26 - 29, 2001

Phoenix, Arizona

New Church Association to be Launched, March 26, 2001 Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ's (LCMC) beginning.

WordAlone Convention Considers Constitution for New Association (LCMC) March 26, 2001.

Constituting Convention — March 2000

Speech by David Grindberg, "Electing Bishops Who Will Resist"

Speech by Marc Kolden, 3/27/2000, "Seminarians and CCM"

Speech by James A. Nestingen, "What would a confessional Lutheran church look like?"

Speech by David Preus, (David Preus is former President of The American Lutheran Church. This speech was delivered at a conference in Mahtomedi, Minnesota, on February 8-9, 1999.)

Speech by Michael Rogness, (Michael Rogness serves as a professor at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Open letter to H. George Anderson, (This is an open letter sent from Roger Eigenfeld to H. George Anderson immediately after conclusion of the WordAlone Constituting Convention, March 2000.)

Press Report: "Lutherans Rally to Resist Alliance" Associated Press, March 27, 2000.

First gathering — February 1999

Mahtomedi, Minnesota

Speech by Robert Marshall (Robert Marshall is former Bishop of the Lutheran Church in America. This speech was delivered at a conference in Mahtomedi, Minnesota, on February 8-9, 1999)

Speech by David Preus (David Preus is former President of The American Lutheran Church. This speech was delivered at a conference in Mahtomedi, Minnesota, on February 8-9, 1999.)

Second gathering — November 1999

Roseville, Minnesota

Speech by Dr. Meg H. Madson (Meg Madson writes and thinks about the freedom of the gospel from Plymouth, Minnesota)