2017 ELCA Rostered Leaders’ Gathering in Atlanta (photo Keith Andrew Spencer)

Areas of Specialty

Luke and Acts, Matthew, Early Christian Communities, Paul’s Letters, the New Testament World, Reading Scripture as a Spiritual Practice, the Holy Spirit in Scripture and Experience, Pastoral Ministry and Practices of Scripture

Upcoming Events

NW Ohio Synod Rostered Leaders’ Retreat, January 2015.

Regular Teaching Outside of Wartburg

Past Presentations (a selection)

  • “Bearing Distinctive Witness,” Midvale Community Lutheran church, Madison WI, September 2019.
  • “Kingdom Reflections,” Western North Dakota Synod Assembly, June 2019.
  • “One Bread, One Body,” SE Iowa Synod Assembly Bible Studies, May 2019.
  • “Intro to Luke’s Gospel,” Western North Dakota GIFTS Event, Minot, Oct 8, 2018.
  • “Listening for the Spirit in Acts,” Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp Family Camp, July-August, 2018.
  • “Church for the Sake of the World (Acts 1:8),” Western Iowa Synod Assembly Bible Studies, June 2018.
  • Bible Study, 2017 ELCA Rostered Leaders’ Gathering, Atlanta, August 2017.
  • “Reading Acts as Church Together,” Outlaw Ranch Family Camp, July 2017.
  • “Luther, Scripture, and the Reformation,” St. Paul Lutheran, Anamosa, IA, Sept 11, 2017.
  • “Intro to Luke’s Gospel.” Midvale Community Lutheran Church, Madison, WI, January 2016.
  • “How Lutherans Hear God’s Word in Scripture.” Atonement Lutheran Church, Overland Park, KS, January 2016.
  • “Stirred by the Spirit, Walking Together, Engaging the World with Love.” East Central Synod of Wisconsin Leaders Gathering, Door County, October 2015.
  • “Filled with Fire, Gifted to Grow, Sent by the Spirit.” Eastern North Dakota Synod Assembly Bible Study, April 2015.
  • “A People of the Spirit.” Called Together in Mission Event (SE Iowa Synod), Cedar Rapids, IA. March 2015.
  • “The Spirit Sends Us: Exploring Acts Together.” NW Ohio Synod Rostered Leaders’ Retreat, January 2015.
  • “Acts and the Easter Season” Fort Dodge Pastors’ Forum, Fort Dodge, IA, March 2015.
  • “The Beloved, Devoted, and Confused: The Disciples in the Four Gospels.” AR-OK Synod Rostered Leaders’ Theological Conference, September 2014.
  • “Revisiting the Book of Acts Together.” Lutheran Academy of the Rockies Lecture Series, Meeker Park Lodge, Colorado, June–July, 2014.
  • Wartburg Seminary Rural Ministry Conference Bible Study, Dubuque, IA, March 2014.