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Hausvater: /HAUS-fah-ter/
noun (German)
1. Housefather.
2. Spiritually responsible head of household, including the housefather as assisted by the housemother.
>> Example: "As the Hausvater should teach it [Christian doctrine] to the entire family ..."
(Martin Luther, Small Catechism, 1529)


Return to Wittenberg (Sept. 10-12, 2021)

You are invited to join Dr. Ryan MacPherson of the Hausvater Project ...

Return to Wittenberg Conference: “Here I Stand”

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Tomah, Wisconsin

September 10–12, 2021



  • Dr. Ryan MacPherson—How Gospel-Cherishing People Lawfully Resist Unlawful Authority: A Workshop for Christian Perseverance
  • Rev. Jay Webber—Adiophora: Why We Should Not be Indifferent to “Indifferent Things”

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