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Ministerial Wisdom

A panel discussion and inaugural lecture

October 27, 2012

Our churches need leaders with the practical judgment to help people better speak and live their faith in Jesus Christ. In the days ahead, what sort of ministerial wisdom will best give shape to a fuller witness to the gospel by all the faithful? How can LSTC contribute to forming such wise leaders?

Watch the videos below.


Part 1) Introduction by Linda Thomas, Professor of Theology and Anthropology, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Presentations by Dr. Nancy Ammerman, Professor of Sociology of Religion, Boston University and the Rev. Linda Norman, Treasurer, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Chicago, Ill., with follow-up comment from the assembly.

 


Part 2) Presentations by the Rev. Dr. Michael Burk, Bishop, Southeastern Iowa Synod, ELCA and the Rev. Yehiel Curry, Pastor Developer, Shekinah Chapel, Chicago, Ill., followed by comments from the assembly.

 


Part 3) Presentations by Dr. Bonnie Miller-McLemore, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter, Professor of Pastoral Theology and Counseling, Vanderbilt University and the Rev. Jhon Freddy Correa, Pastor, Emmaus Lutheran Church, Racine, Wis., followed by comment from the assembly.

 


Panelists

Dr. Nancy Ammerman

Professor of Sociology of Religion,
Boston University

The Rev. Linda Norman

Treasurer, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Bonnie Miller-McLemore

E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter
Professor of Pastoral Theology and Counseling, Vanderbilt University

The Rev. Yehiel Curry

Pastor Developer, Shekinah Chapel, Chicago, Ill.

The Rev. Dr. Michael Burk

Bishop, Southeastern Iowa Synod, ELCA

The Rev. Jhon Freddy Correa

Pastor, Emmaus Lutheran Church, Racine, Wis.

Moderator

The Rev. Dr. Linda Thomas

Professor of Theology and Anthropology
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Download the event program with participant profiles.

The presentations are also available as audio files here.

Following the panel discussion, President James Nieman presented his Inaugural Lecture: "Ministerial Wisdom." Watch the video here.


Videos by Tim Frakes
Tim Frakes Productions
www.frakesproductions.com

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