DANIEL W. BRETTELL is the Pastor of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Fountain Hill section of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He received a Master of Divinity from The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia where he is continuing advanced study in church history with a concentration on the theology of Martin Luther and Philip Melanchthon. He is married to Patricia Ann (Meeks) Brettell who is a volunteer with Lehigh Valley Hospice. They have four grown children—two daughters and two sons— and three wonderful grandchildren.