Dr. Amy Carr is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Western Illinois University. A Lutheran theologian, she is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Macomb, Illinois and co-editor of the Lutheran Scholars Newsletter.      Read More →

Carmen is an ordained pastor in the ELCA and a community health education specialist (MDiv from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health). She started and nurtured an outdoor church, New Life Lutheran of Dripping Springs, Texas, and she is a member ofRead More →

As an ordained pastor in the ELCA, Emily interned in Seaside, OR, served as pastor, liturgical artist, and faith formation leader in suburban, ex-urban and rural Minnesota congregations, created and directed the multi-congregational affirmation of baptism program, Confirmation Reformation, and was pastor of Fullness of God Lutheran Church in the retreat center, Holden Village. SheRead More →

I’m pastor of Advent Lutheran in Madison, Wis., a congregation paired with Community of Hope UCC as the ecumenical partnership Madison Christian Community (www.MadisonChristianCommunity.org). With a purpose of “living faithfully and lovingly with God, neighbor, and creation” the MCC practices a variety of environmental initiatives with solar panels, pantry gardens, prairie restorations, occasional honeybee residents,Read More →

Information about Lectionary Commentator Pastor Nancy Wright can be found here (click this link).Read More →

Robert Saler is Research Fellow, Christian Theological Seminary at Indianapolis and Director of the Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs. He has served as pastor of Bethel Lutheran Church in Gary, IN and visiting lecturer in theology at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. He received his BA from Valparaiso University, his MA from the University of ChicagoRead More →

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Reverend Lois Ann Sorensen (preferred pronouns she/her) has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI), a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of South Florida (Tampa, FL), and a Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary (St. Paul, MN). She lives in Lakeland, Florida near the Green Swamp and co-owns aRead More →

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Tom Mundahl, a retired pastor, lives with his wife, Anne, in Elm Cottage in St. Paul, where they tend a small permaculture installation.  Tom has served congregations in St. Louis Park,  Willmar, and St. Charles (all in MN), and Dubuque, IA. During more than a decade in Dubuque, he helped develop statewide ecumenical “care ofRead More →

Dennis Ormseth served from 1991 to 2005 as pastor of Lutheran Church of the Reformation in St. Louis Park, a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America that emphasizes care of the earth as part of its mission. In retirement, he has served on the executive committee of Congregations Caring for Creation, an interfaith networkRead More →

Pastor Drew Tucker is University Pastor, Director of the Center for Faith and Learning, and part-time faculty at Capital University.  You can find his work on the Our Bible App, ELCA’s Faith Lens, Living Lutheran, and in an upcoming book from Fortress Press, often writing about research passions like vocational exploration and identity formation, asRead More →