Posts by Dennis Fritz

ARE YOU “GOOD ENOUGH” TO GET INTO AMERICA?? . . . What about Heaven?

One hundred and twenty-seven years ago, the United  States  saw  the  opening of  a  new Immigration  Station,  on  Ellis Island, in New York Harbor. During its 62-year history, 12 million people passed through its doors, making Ellis Island the most famous entry point to America. Ninety-eight percent of the people who came through Ellis Island…

Proclaim the Wonders God Has Done: 1918–2018

During this centennial year, the ELS holds dear the fellowship which we have with the member church bodies throughout the world in the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC). The thirty-two church bodies consist of about 500,000 souls. The Rev. Gaylin Schmeling, of the ELS, currently serves as the president of the CELC, being elected at its latest…