Lutherans For Life Essay Contest 2016


Conference Location:
Immanuel Lutheran Church
9733 Olive Blvd
Olivette, Missouri 63132
Our Lord and Savior remains the same from eternity unto eternity through all changes in human history and individual experiences—including our sinfulness;
Human sanctity and dignity are the same—that is, infinite—from the invisible miracle of conception to the moment of natural death, through all states and stages of a person’s life; and
Lutherans For Life, celebrating 40 years of being a voice For Life, is still motivated by the same Gospel courage and compassion to speak truth and show love, respecting and protecting every human being as a treasure and privilege from God our Father.
Speakers include:
  • Dr. Dale Meyer
  • Dr. Sam Nafzger
  • Rev. Dr. James I. Lamb
  • Rev. Ed Fehskens
  • John Hawkins
  • Rachel Garaci
  • Brian Young
  • Rev. Michael Salemink
  • Rev. Rory Karg
  • Dr. Christine Francis
  • Rev. Fred Hinz
  • Chrissie Gillet, PsyD
  • Lynette Auch
More on past conferences:

2017 LFL Regional Conferences - Hope For Life

2016 LFL National Conference - Here We Stand

2015 LFL National Conference - Created • Redeemed • Called

2014 LFL National Conference - Matters of the Heart

2013 LFL National Conference - L.I.F.E. - Living In Faith Everyday

2012 LFL National Conference - Equipping the Saints For Life

2011 LFL National Conference - Adopted In Christ

2010 LFL National Conference - Bringing Good News to Life

2009 LFL National Conference - Celebrating the Abundant Life

Comments from past conferences:

“To God be the honor and praise and thank you for the opportunity to be among those attending the convention in Bloomington, Minnesota, on Saturday, October 22nd—encouraging one another for serving together. May a helpful and tangible difference be made in the lives of families and individuals in the nation; its rural areas, towns and cities; and elsewhere around the world. Grace, strength, faith, hope, and love from the Lord to each and all.”

“So much practical, inspiring information we can use to provide confidence in sharing the pro-life message.”

“This was the first time I was able to attend a national conference, and I was very favorably impressed!!”

“This conference was excellent … Thanks for all the planning and thought put into this conference. Well done.”

“It was my first time in attendance at a national LFL conference. How wonderful to know that we have Christian people with such a wealth of knowledge on these important matters.”

“The conference was very informative and not only did I learn new ideas, I made new friends.”

“This was my very first conference. I have been telling everyone how wonderful it was.”

“Thank you for your work on the conference. It was my first one and I was glad I attended. It was informative and inspiring.”

“Great inspirational weekend.”

“I was moved by the dedication of those present to champion LIFE and to give God the glory. The workshops were informative and helpful. It was worthwhile!!!!”

LFL Resources at Concordia Publishing House

State Federations

Life Ministry FAQs - Check out the FAQs for help in deciding the right approach for life ministry in your congregation and area. 


2015 Lutherans For Life National Essay Contest Winners

State Federation Essay Contest Winners


LFL of Illinois
Deb Lakamp
109 Patriot Drive
East Peoria, IL 61611-7821

LFL of Indiana
Rev. James Beversdorf
Valparaiso, Indiana

LFL of Iowa
Rev. Richard Salcido
Ida Grove, Iowa

LFL of Kansas
Jeanne Mackay
PO Box 19302
Lenexa, KS 66285-9302
Cell 913.991.3350

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LFL of Michigan
Rev. Paul Clark - President Pro Tem
PO Box 317
Fowler, MI 48835-0317

LFL of Missouri
Diane Albers
9718 Lenor Drive
St. Louis, MO 63123-4010

LFL of Montana
Helen Lewis
Great Falls, Montana

LFL of Nebraska
Bob Saeger
PO Box 183
Waco, NE 68460-0183

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LFL of North Dakota
Rev. Chris Brademeyer
109 South 10th St
Oakes, ND 58474-1705

LFL of South Dakota
Jill Johnsen
Wessington, South Dakota
Phone 605.458.2670
Cell 605.354.0147

LFL of Wisconsin
Paula Oldenburg
3006 Boyce Drive
Rhinelander, WI 54501-8806


Regional Directors

Virginia J. Flo

Regional Director of Minnesota and National Conference Director

Barbara Lane Geistfeld, DVM (ret'd)

Regional Director of Texas
830.935.3415 (H)
518.755.9082 (C)


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