You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Local

  • Ebola’s threat to America not dire
    When two Americans who had caught Ebola in Africa were transferred to the United States for treatment, some people were outraged that the disease was being introduced to this continent. But to Dr.
  • Torrential rains Friday morning swamped several roads
    Fort Wayne had to resort to pumping water from a southwest-side intersection after water from an early-morning deluge stopped draining on its own.
  • Heuer resigns seat for lobbying post
    State Rep. Kathy Heuer, R-Columbia City, has resigned her District 83 post to become the executive director of the Indiana Medical Device Manufacturing Council.
Advertisement

Seminary professor gets reserves upgrade

The Rev. Daniel L. Gard, professor of exegetical theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a U.S. Navy rear admiral in the role of deputy chief of chaplains for reserve matters.

Before he assumes this highest rank in the Navy Reserve, which as a reserve post does not involve active duty, he will need to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

“I know I speak for the entire CTS community when I say how pleased and proud we are that Dr. Gard has been nominated for this promotion,” said the Rev. Lawrence R. Rast Jr., Concordia Theological Seminar president. “Dr. Gard’s service to this seminary, the church at large and to his country has been exemplary and provides an excellent example of a good and faithful servant of Jesus Christ.”

This appointment does not affect his seminary service. Gard, who is currently completing a tour of duty as Joint Task Force Guantanamo chaplain, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, intends to return to campus by Holy Week and resume his teaching responsibilities.

Advertisement