Gordon Winrod

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Gordon Winrod (born December 30, 1926, in Wichita, Kansas), the son of Dr. Gerald Winrod. A Christian Minister, he raised his family in Gainesville, Missouri where he was pastor for many years.


He was born on December 30, 1926 to Gerald Burton Winrod.

Winrod attended Lutheran Christian Day School, grades 1 through 8, finished high school at Hesston High School in Hesston, Kansas,[citation needed] and attended St. John's Lutheran College in Winfield, Kansas.

Winrod served in the U.S. Maritime Service and the U.S. Navy from January 1945 until August 1948. Winrod married Genevieve Ann Dicke in Topeka, Kansas in 1948. They have eleven children.

Winrod graduated from Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1955; and he served as pastor of Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod congregations in San Antonio, Texas, and in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Winrod began publishing The Winrod Letter in April, 1960.

He moved to Gainesville, Missouri in 1965 and established Our Savior's Independent Christian congregation.


The Anti-Defamation League says that Winrod is an anti-Jewish propagandist. Winrod openly attacks Jews and Judaism in his writings. He had his own definition of what a jew was and believed them to be evil.


External links[edit]

  • "Gordon Winrod: In His Own Words". Anti-Defamation League. 2000. Retrieved 2007-12-26.