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Robert E. Waters
Attended Concordia University Chicago
Lived in Chicago, Illinois
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St. Robert Barnes, Martyr
Today is the 475th anniversary of the martyrdom of Robert Barnes, English Lutheran reformer and personal friend of Luther. Barnes, who had served as an Augustinian prior, was one of the Cambridge scholars who gathered at the White Horse Inn for theological ...
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Did Planned Parenthood help cover up a rape- and enable the victim's ongoing abuse?
Mark Hemingway points out a particularly unnerving outgrowth of the baby parts scandal . Planned Parenthood in Colorado apparently failed to report the rape of a thirteen year-old girl, failed to obtain her parents' consent (required by law) before performi...
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The ELCA is not a Lutheran church body in any historically meaningful sense.
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The Iranians might cheat on the nuke deal in the future...
...but the Obama administration is doing it already.
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I choose not to believe this poll
One of my favorite Bill Buckley lines was the time he told somebody- I don't remember who, "I won't insult your intelligence by accepting that you really believe that." Granted, this Rasmussen poll was taken before Donald Trump's recent idiotic statements h...
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Now go way, Donald.
Donald Trump says that John McCain isn't a real hero? Well, Mark Cuban says that Donald Trump isn't a real billionaire. Now go away, Donald. HT: Yardbarker
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My favorite lesbian atheist lets loose a broadside
Maybe Carmen Paglia should be our next president. HT: Drudge
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Of unicorns and computer programing
Here is a post which begins with the simplest, most straightforward, and truest explanation of why it's nothing short of ridiculous to say that limiting marriage to heterosexuals is, in any sense, discrimination- or that Obergefell makes the slightest logic...
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Oops.
Donald Trump has the money to get better lawyers. In the unlikely event that he's even around after the early primaries, the Donaldmeister is going to regret hiring this one.
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And she doubtless doesn't see the irony
You know that doctor who served as Planned Parenthood's "point person" in the baby parts selling scandal? Guess what she does as her day job!
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After 583 years, a new contender for the title 'Worst Political Blunder in the History of Civilization'
Thomas Sowell details the reasons why he believes that the nuclear deal just struck with Iran will make an Iranian bomb "inevitable." We may have just made nuclear terrorism and even World War III inevitable, too.
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So much for the Scout Oath- if you're an orthodox Christian or a traditional Jew
On my honor I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight. I was a scout. I belonged to a troop sponsored by my chur...
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Chicago, Illinois - Webster Groves, Missouri - Kellogg, Iowa - Des Moines, Iowa - Springfield, Virginia - Dubuque, Iowa
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A sometime Lutheran pastor, an amateur astronomer, a history buff, and a lifetime fan of the Blackhawks, Bears and Cubs.
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Born June 15, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. Attended Daniel J. Corkery School in from 1955 through 1959, and Grace Evangelical Lutheran School from 1960 through 1964. Graduated from Luther High School South in 1968. A.A. from Wilbur Wright College (1974). BA  from Concordia College, River Forest (now Concordia University Chicago) in Liberal Arts (History major, English minor) in 1981. M.Div. from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa in 1986.

Served in various positions from volunteer to area chairman and ward canvass coordinator for political campaigns ranging from the Chicago City Council to the State Legislature to the presidency in the 'Sixties, Seventies and 'Eighties. Served as a delegate to the Iowa state conventions of both major parties.

Pastor of Bethany Lutheran Church in Webster Groves, Missouri from 1986 to 1989. Pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Kellogg, Iowa and St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in rural Sully, Iowa from 1989 to 1999, and St. Mary Lutheran Church in Des Moines, Iowa from 2008 to 2010.  Employed by Pinkerton Government Services at Northrup Grumman Independence Center, Chantilly, Virginia in 2004.  Pastor of St. Mary's Lutheran Church in Des Moines from 2007 through May of 2010.
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President of Wilbur Wright College Student Government and City Colleges of Chicago Student Unon. Debating team at Wright. Features editor at Truman College Word. Worked full time in several pollitical campaigns. One of the few people to have been a delegate to the conventions of both parties here in Iowa. Represented both Fort Des Moines area in Des Moines and Saylor Township on the Polk County Republican Central Committee. Taught a course on Astronomy, Science Fiction and Space Travel for Des Moines Public Schools Talented and Gifted Program's January Institute for several years.
Education
  • Concordia University Chicago
    History, 1968 - 1981
    History major; English minor
  • Wartburg Theological Seminary
    Divinity, 1981 - 1985
    Abnormal theology.
  • Luther High School South
    College Prep, 1964 - 1968
    The usual.
  • Concordia University, Chicago
    Cutting Classes, 1968 - 1971
    Courses? What courses?
  • Wilbur Wright College
    Liberal arts, 1971 - 1975
    More student government, debate and fun than anything else.
  • Harry S Truman College
    Journalism, 1976 - 1977
    Journalism and work as Features Editor of The Word.
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