Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Practical Theology

First Advisor

August Suelflow

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Mark 1:38; Luke 4:18f; Romans 10:14; Mark 6:12; 1 Corinthians 1:21; 1 Corinthians 15:14; Romans 16:25; Romans 1:2-5; Romans 4:24-25; Romans 10:8-9; 1 Corinthians 15:3ff; Romans 8:31-34; 1 Thessalonians 1:9-10; Galatians 1:3-4; Galatians 2:2; 1 Corinthians 15:1ff; Acts 2:14-36; Acts 2:38-39; Acts 3:12-26; Acts 4:8-12; Acts 5:29-32; Acts 10:34-43; Acts 2:30-31; Acts 2:22; Acts 2:22; Acts 2:24-25, 27; Acts 2:33-36; Mark 1:14-15; Joel 2:32; Isaiah 57:19; Genesis 12:3; Matthew 10:32; Psalm 132:11; Psalm 110:1; Psalm 118:22;


It is with a deep feeling of respect for my great-grandfather and a desire to praise the God whom he worshipped and proclaimed that, I undertake this brief biography. So far as I know, this is the first extended attempt at writing a biography of this pioneer Minnesota missionary. There are several very short biographies extant, but I found no extended works available. My grandfather often mentioned that his father was humble and did not look for publicity. This is quite evident from the paucity of material available on this man.

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