Mr. Kammerlohr was born in Nebraska. He moved at an early age to Salt Lake City, Utah where he grew up. He began college at the University of Utah and then transferred to Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska. Mr. Kammerlohr’s first job was working at a grocery store. In 1975, he began teaching, counseling, and coaching in Mayer, Minnesota. In 1987, he took a year off teaching and was a garbage collector. In 1988, Mr. Kammerlohr began teaching here at Lutheran High School. He was also the admissions counselor and coached volleyball and track. He is married to Norma Jean Kammerlohr. They have three children and five grandchildren. His interests include: spending time with family, seeing students grow in their walk with Jesus, construction with wood, rock climbing, bow hunting, most sports, and working in the yard.

Mr. Kammerlohr’s favorite Bible verses are: John 10:10, “I have come that you may have life abundantly” and Romans 12:2, “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind.”


Comparative Religions

This course defines what it means to be a Christian and establishes five standards (plumblines) for comparing religions with Christianity. The course focuses on Christian denominations, world religions, and non-Christian groups, to understand what they teach, to evaluate and compare them with orthodox Christianity, and to learn more about one’s own beliefs. This will also enable the student to witness to members of other faiths more effectively. (1 Peter 3:15) The course is offered during academic years beginning with an even-numbered year.

Offered alternating years. Year 10-11

Church History & New Testament Epistles

This course traces the history of the Christian Church from its roots in the Old Testament through the time of the Reformation. The first semester shows the growth of the Church until the time of Diocletian and Constantine. The second semester shows the abuses and diversity in doctrine and practices within Christianity, and their relationship to today’s churches. The students will also study the Book of Acts and several New Testament Epistles. The course is offered during academic years beginning with an odd-numbered year.

Offered alternating years. Year 10-11

Christian Faith

Christian church beliefs are examined, with emphasis on the Lutheran Church positions, while studying contemporary issues, writings and life styles in the light of God’s Word.

Year 12

Advanced Issues of Christian Faith

Units covered in this course will focus on evidence for the Christian faith, a variety of contemporary issues, and topics/challenges that high school and college students encounter. An emphasis of the course is for students to learn to give a defense for Christian beliefs and practices. Some units during 2nd Semester will be determined by student interest.

Requires permission of instructor. Year 12