Being Church

Coaching and conversations to support faith leaders.

About the show

Learn and grow from these coaching sessions for leaders in the ELCA.

Episodes

  • Episode 7: The Untold Story of Black Lutheran History, Part 1

    January 18th, 2021  |  44 mins 47 secs
    black church, black history, church, clergy, clergy coaching, coaching, coronavirus, elca, leader, lutheran, online ministry, pastor

    A conversation with Rev. Dr. Lawrence J. Clark, II, St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chicago, Illinois; and Rev. Dr. Richard N. Stewart, Adjunct Professor and Graduate Advisor in Administration, Evangelism, Stewardship, and Communications at United Lutheran Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania..

  • Episode 6: Truth and Healing for the Sake of Indigenous People

    January 18th, 2021  |  29 mins 59 secs
    cherokee, church, clergy, clergy coaching, coaching, coronavirus, elca, indigenous, leader, lutheran, online ministry, pastor, vance blackfox

    A discussion with Vance Blackfox, an indigenous theologian, citizen of the Cherokee Nation, and director of Other+Wise.

  • Episode 5: Best Practices for Re-entry

    January 18th, 2021  |  42 mins 1 sec
    church, clergy, clergy coaching, coaching, coronavirus, elca, leader, lutheran, online ministry, pastor

    A discussion with Rev. Dave Daubert, Zion Lutheran Church, Elgin, Illinois.

  • Episode 4: Navigating the Journey of Grief and Hope

    January 18th, 2021  |  37 mins 28 secs
    bishop, bishops, church, clergy, clergy coaching, coaching, coronavirus, elca, grief, hope, leader, lutheran, online ministry, pastor, synod

    Join a group of ELCA bishops for a discussion on grief and hope. This discussion features ELCA Bishops Paul Egensteiner, ELCA Metro New York Synod; Bishop Kristen Kuempel, ELCA Northwestern Intermountain Synod; and Bishop Yehiel Curry, ELCA Metro Chicago Synod.

  • Episode 3: Staying Connected and Caring for One Another and Our Neighbor

    January 18th, 2021  |  15 mins 11 secs
    church, clergy, clergy coaching, coaching, coronavirus, elca, finances, leader, lutheran, money, online ministry, pastor, steve oelschlager, stewardship

    How do we stay connected and care for others now? This discussion features Rev. Johan Bergh, St. Philips Lutheran Church, Mount Dora, Florida; and Rev. Gene Talley,Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church; New Glarus, Wisconsin.

  • Episode 2: Finances

    January 18th, 2021  |  27 mins 47 secs
    church, clergy, clergy coaching, coaching, coronavirus, elca, finances, leader, lutheran, money, online ministry, pastor, steve oelschlager, stewardship

    A conversation about finances with Steve Oelschlager (from the ELCA Churchwide Organization).

  • Episode 1: Worship Today

    January 18th, 2021  |  33 mins

    What is the next most faithful step we can take? Rev. Nathan Swenson-Reinhold and Kenny Champagne from Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Fairfax, Virginia discuss worship.