Daniel Leyrer, Southeastern Wisconsin District president

What was your upbringing like? I grew up in Milwaukee as the youngest of seven children and was blessed to have the finest set of Christian parents a child could ever ask for. My mother reflected the love of Jesus every day, was quick to share the gospel with me, and modeled God’s compassion throughout my childhood. My father served as a pastor for 44 years. I don’t know if he ever said, “Dan, you should be a pastor.” But that’s all I ever wanted to be, because I could see from little on that my dad helped people with God’s Word.

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Karen Fischer used her expertise as a licensed professional counselor with Christian Family Solutions to write the August "Parent conversations" column, answering the question, "What life skills will help young people as they transition to adulthood?" Karen also served as president of the Lutheran Women's Missionary Society, and in this video she explains how she worked with WELS Foundation to set up endowment funds for the group.

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