About Rodney Zwonitzer

KFUO Director of Broadcast Services - Retired ---- 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. Rev. Rod Zwonitzer reitred on May 22, 2015, but continues to host BookTalk and Cross Defense.

Author Archive | Rodney Zwonitzer

Cross Defense – Apologetic of Infant Baptism to Those Who Don’t

Today we talk about how opponents to Infant Baptism typically hold Platonic inclinations towards Baptism; synergism vs. monergism; Material vs. Spiritual; Outside of us vs. Inside of us; the dilemma of Believer’s Baptism vs. The Comfort of Sacramental Baptism.

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BookTalk – Cremation, Embalmment, or Neither?: A Biblical/Christian Evaluation

“Cremation, Embalmment, or Neither?: A Biblical/Christian Evaluation” by Alvin Schmidt.

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Cross Defense – The Apologetic of Including the Gospel in Apologetics

Host Rev. Rod Zwonitzer talks with guest Andy Wrasman (ContradictMovement.org).

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Cross Defense – Apologetic of Infant Baptism to Those Who Don’t

With guest Matt Richard.

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BookTalk – Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels

Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels — by J. Warner Wallace.

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