Rest and Renewal

By Chad Hershberger It happens every year. In November, I gather with hundreds of my friends and colleagues in ministry for the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Conference. It is held somewhere in the United States, rotating between the East Coast, West Coast, and Midwest. Camp directors, board members, and program personnel get together to hear inspiring […]

Everyday Anytime Leaders

By Chad Hershberger I believe it was a Lutheran Outdoor Ministries conference where I first heard about Walt Kallestad. One of the keynote speakers mentioned a book that he had written. It sounded good, so I bought The Everyday Anytime Guide to Christian Leadership. The book really resonated with me. I liked his ideas and […]

Change Your Mind

The lakeshore was abuzz with talk. A rabbi, another rabbi, was wandering the countryside preaching and teaching. But unlike the other rabbis who had come through, this one wasn’t just talking about the law and the prophets. This one seemed more urgent. He never stayed in one place very long, saying that he was running […]