2022 District Convention Keynote Speaker
Rev. Michael W. Newman
Rev. Michael Newman, a pastor since 1987 and current President of the Texas District, will be the Keynote Speaker at the Convention. The title of his presentation will be “Do You Know the LCMS? Will You Be the LCMS?” In addition, President Newman will speak at the banquet with the theme, “From Strength to Strength.”
He served local congregations for over 20 years before spending 10 years helping to start new churches in the Texas District as a Mission Strategist.
Pastor Newman is an author of many books, journal articles and Bible studies. His latest books are: “Getting Through Grief: Eight Biblical Gifts for Living with Loss,” “Hope When Your Heart Breaks: Navigating Grief and Loss” and “Gospel DNA: Five Markers of a Flourishing Church.” In 1983 Pastor Newman received his B.A. degree from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Michigan, majoring in Philosophy and Biblical Languages. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri in 1987.
He has been married to Cindy since 1983. They have been blessed with two wonderful daughters and their families.
In his spare time you might catch him hanging out with his family, running a few miles on the Texas roads, or enjoying a good book.