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 Retzlaff is an ELCA pastor serving as Parish Associate in the Lutheran-Presbyterian mission congregation in the South Valley, Camino de Vida, which is a Spanish-speaking congregation composed primarily of recent immigrants. She started an outdoor church in Central Texas, and is a founding member and leader of the NorthRead 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,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 MARead More →

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 helpedRead 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 vocationalRead More →

Rev. Dr. Thomas Martin is a native Nebraskan who took his D.Phil. at Oxford Univ. in social science interpretation of the New Testament.  He served United Methodist parishes in Nebraska and has taught at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Midland University.  Now an ELCA pastor, he teaches NewRead More →

Rev. Kris Litman-Koon serves as the lead pastor of All Saints Lutheran Church in Mt Pleasant, SC. He has written previously on the ELCA Faith Lens blog, and he shares insights on Twitter, @_KrisLK. Connect with Kris at pastor.KLK@gmail.com.Read 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 CaringRead More →