Dr. Herbert F. (Herb) Brokering was a Lutheran pastor and well-known author, poet, playwright, hymn writer, and popular speaker. He was educated at Wartburg College, the University of Iowa (MA, child psychology), Wartburg Seminary, the Evangelical Lutheran Theological Seminary (now Trinity Lutheran Seminary) in Columbus, Ohio; and also the Universities of Kiel and Erlangen, Germany. For a decade, he served Lutheran pastorates in Cedarhurst, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and San Antonio, Texas and then worked in the parish education department of the American Lutheran Church (1960-70). He wrote over 30 books.
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