Congratulations to the Rev. Samuel E. McPeek, pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Lafayette, LA, on completion of his Doctor of Philosophy degree in English, with a concentration in rhetoric. He successfully defended his dissertation which is entitled, “Religious Rhetoric and the Radio: The Sermons of Rev. Dr. C.J. Hoffmann, International Lutheran Hour Speaker 1955-1988.” The degree will be conferred upon him on August 4, 2017, at the graduation ceremonies of The University of Louisiana at Lafayette.