Five Pilgrimages Every Church Leader Should Take

By Bishop Mike Rinehart There are five pilgrimages I wish every church leader could take. I know, I know: such trips are expensive. So, save up continuing education funds and personal funds for several years. Plan now. Maybe every seven years one of these is possible....

L-L-Let’s Launch LEAD! 🚀 

Nine years ago, we began work on a strategic plan to guide us for the next few years. Congregations were asking for more coaching and resources than we were able to provide. Ministry Result Area 3 was to “establish a new, separately funded, Partnership for Ministry...

We Know the Truth

By Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop ELCA Father’s Day is in June. Let me tell you a little bit about my dad. His name was William Frederick Eaton. He was born in 1924 to an Irish Catholic father and a German Lutheran mother. (There were always going to be potatoes...

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