The Director's address is 35 Sherwood Street, Mansfield, CT, 06268-2290. The zip code is wrong under Welcome but he is new at using WordPress.com and can't find that page right now to correct it. His former home on Willowbrook Road may appear elsewhere in this website. Ignore it.
ACP Center Website Moved to WordPress
We've moved to WordPress for hosting the ACP Center website. This site began back in 2004 as a free site hosted by Thrivent on LutheransOnLine.com. After Thrivent ended that free service, the site was hosted for awhile on a Microsoft SharePoint service that recently also ended hosting public websites. WordPress seems to be a very … Continue reading ACP Center Website Moved to WordPress
Arthur Carl Piepkorn’s The CONDUCT OF THE SERVICE is available now free by email attachment
A free computer searchable PDF copy of Piepkorn's seminal The Conduct of the Service (1965) is available now by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. It will be down-loadable from Piepkorn.org as soon as I can arrange that. It can also be purchased in a hardcover book from http://www.redeemerfortwayne.org/conduct.php. Charles McClean’s The Conduct of the Services — note the plural — is about … Continue reading Arthur Carl Piepkorn’s The CONDUCT OF THE SERVICE is available now free by email attachment
False Accusations Against ACP
The editor of a newspaper (which will not be named here) who has repeatedly published false accusations against Arthur Carl Piepkorn has now admitted in an email to me that one claim he has repeatedly made about himself is not true.The claim is that he "took almost every course Piepkorn taught in both the graduate and undergraduate … Continue reading False Accusations Against ACP
Blessed Arthur Carl Piepkorn in a novel??
KeatingReports@aol.com reports that according to an Amazon.com review by "Sam at Sem" in St. Louis, in Ray Keating's novel ,Warrior Monk: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel, the last name of the president of the LCMS is "Piepkorn"! Here is the what KeatingReports quotes from the review: "Ray Keating has crafted a wonderful story. I love the writing … Continue reading Blessed Arthur Carl Piepkorn in a novel??
Presentation to California Chapter of the Society for the Holy Trinity (STS)
The Director was alloted five hours and 45 minutes for presentation over two days for what was to be only a five hour presentation on "An Introduction to Arthur Carl Piepkorn, with special reference to the Doctrines of the Sacred Ministry and of the Church" at the May 23-24, 2011, retreat of the California Chapter of the … Continue reading Presentation to California Chapter of the Society for the Holy Trinity (STS)
Glossary of Volumes 1 and 2
A free Glossary of foreign language terms in Volumes 1 and 2 is now available by email attachment from the Center Director. All foreign language in the text of Volume 2 and in key footnotes has been translated, but the editors of Volume 1 did not do this. So this Glossary can be very helpful. … Continue reading Glossary of Volumes 1 and 2
Schism of Authority Paper Available
A PDF of my "Arthur Carl Piepkorn on the 'Schism of Authority' in Lutheranism," is now available from me for free by email attachment. Just use the CONTACT US page to request my Fort Wayne paper. (The ### is to foil web crawlers that look for email addresses.) I am releasing it since I just learned … Continue reading Schism of Authority Paper Available
Dr. Martin R. Noland and the “‘High priest’ idea.”
In early February, it came to my attention that Dr. Martin R. Noland, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Evansville, IN, refers to Arthur Carl Piepkorn in "Contemporary Challenges to Laymen's Rights: The Blue Ribbon Proposal," a speech that Noland has delivered on several occasions. (Parts of it were published on pages 14-15 in the … Continue reading Dr. Martin R. Noland and the “‘High priest’ idea.”
Patents by Piepkorn’s mother and the Center Director
Piepkorn's mother applied for a patent for a window lock that allowed double hung windows to be opened a few inches. She had it manufactured and packaged in a small red box with Patent Pending on it. That indicates that she had applied for a patent. I do not know if she ever received one … Continue reading Patents by Piepkorn’s mother and the Center Director