About Rodney Zwonitzer

KFUO Director of Broadcast Services ---- The Rev. Rodney Zwonitzer brings to his new position a dual background in business and the ministry. He graduated with a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Wyoming in 1971. From 1971 to 1975 he served as executive trainee for Westinghouse in Denver, CO. Then from 1975 to 1979 he was marketing director/administrator for Storage Technology Corporation of Louisville, Colorado. From 1979 to 1984 he was Product Marketing Manager for United Technologies/Mostek of Carrollton, Texas. Then another calling came into his life. After attending four years of seminary at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, he was called in 1988 to serve as Pastor of Peace and Trinity Lutheran Churches in Trail, British Columbia, Canada. He served there until he was called to be Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Dearborn, Michigan in 1991. This dual background makes Pastor Zwonitzer uniquely qualified to assume his new call as Director of Broadcast Services. The Rev. Rod Zwonitzer is author of Testing the Claims of Church Growth(CPH, 2002). He is co-founder of the Peacemakers Dialogue Group, has served on the Board of Directors of LATINO (Lutheran Action Improving Native Spanish Outreach), is a co-founder of the Ephphatha Lutheran Mission Society, and has served as an adjunct professor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne. Rod is blessed with a lovely wife, Bonnie, and a daughter, Tonya, son-in-law, Jeff, and four grandchildren (Brittany, Lex, Elly, and Hunter), who live in Washington State.

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Cross Defense – The Apologetics of Cold Case Christianity

Today we look at Wallace’s book “Cold Case Christianity”, the correlation between cold case homicide investigations and Christian apologetics, Circumstantial Evidences vs. Direct Evidence, how to get people to hang on every word (Forensic Statement Analysis), Evidence and Artifacts, and finally the Chain of Custody.

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BookTalk – An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America

“An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America” by Joseph Bottum.

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Cross Defense – The Apologetics of The Defense Never Rests

Today’s Topics include Evangelicalism to Lutheranism; Lutheranism to Evangelicalism; An Attorney’s Look at Christianity’s Admissible Evidence; Responding to the New Atheists and Other Modern Attacks

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BookTalk – Walther’s Works: Church Fellowship

“Walther’s Works: Church Fellowship” by CFW Walther (Reviewed by Rev. Martin Noland).

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Cross Defense – The Apologetic of the Problem of Suffering & Evil

Today we look at Psalm 22; Biblical Mandate for Apologetics as from a Suffering Context; the existential dimension to apologetics of suffering; why the laments in Scripture are so useful in this area; and the tincture of God’s love and grace in Christ.

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