Here's a short introduction to an innovative small church collaborative in southwestern Minnesota:
In addition to Dr. Willie James Jennings' lecture, we invited a panel of faculty -- Dr. Eric Barreto, Dr. Amy Marga, and Dr. Christian Scharen -- to "think out loud" with us on the pedagogical implications of his work for our mission together at Luther:
Here is the Reverend David Everett talking about his research into missional leadership and a group of very dynamic historically Black churches.
Listen as Laurie Skow-Anderson talks about the challenges of moving from a uniracial congregation to a more multiracial one:
Laurie Skow-Anderson: "Pentecost on the Prairie" from Discerning Mission on Vimeo.
Recent Luther DMin alum, Chris Hagen, talks about his research project which sought to approach interim ministry not as an effort to help a congregation "solve a problem," but rather as an opportunity to help a congregation listen to what the Holy Spirit might be inviting them to engage.
Chris Hagen from Discerning Mission on Vimeo.