ELCA Life of Faith Initiative (LIFEOFFAITH)

Public Community Moderated Religious or Spiritual Groups

Interviews

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The Ministry of a Hair Stylist

In a sermon series on vocation, by members of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Channahon, Illinois, Heather tells about her ministry as a hair stylist. Pastor Ben Ingelson first sets the stage, then Heather offers a short, compelling description of how...

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A moneylender tells the story of finding God at work in his life & career

John grew up in a family of educators. While he considered becoming a pastor, he concluded, "I could find my faith calling in other ways." He first followed in his parents' path of education, wanting to become a school superintendent,...

10:16
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A student affairs professional works out of his faith to help students respond to the larger than life questions.

Nick describes the ways in which he sees God in his work. Many times it's a matter of being an affirming presence for those who have not experienced that in their lives.

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A teacher goes to seminary, then feels called to go back to teaching.

"Can my faith and my context line up in ways that create ethical possibilities for the world? Is it possible to be progressive and Christian at the same time?" Megan describes her journey to apply her faith to her life...

16:04
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An engineer describes his faith as progressing from cornerstones to curiosity to community.

Growing up the son and grandson of pastors, Mark chooses his own path in engineering, but never leaves God or his faith behind.

16:01
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How does God’s presence shape our lives?

A spiritual director talks about her experiences and God's hand shaping her life. At the very end she proposes a helpful way to look for and describe God's presence in daily life.