Frankenmuth’s Historic Cross Is Latest Symbol to Face Secular Attack

Frankenmuth - Bicentennial Cross

“Wie gut und schön es ist Jesus zu sehen.”   How good and wonderful it is to see Jesus.That was the message which Wilhelm Loehe hoped to convey to the Chippewa Indians living in the Saginaw Valley region of Michigan.  Loehe was the pastor of a country church in Neuendettelsau, Mittelfranken, Kingdom of Bavaria.  In the mid-1800s Loehe organized a Lutheran missionary society which is still operating today, and he began training teachers and pastors for work in the United States.  In 1844, he d … [Read more...]