Louise Johnson is an ordained pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and serves as Director for Leadership Development at LEAD. Louise has 20 years of experience leading organizational change in church institutions and is passionate about accompanying adaptive leaders.
April 30th, 2021 | Season 2 | 34 mins 56 secs
April 22nd, 2021 | Season 2 | 33 mins 27 secs
April 19th, 2021 | Season 2 | 37 mins 39 secs
April 6th, 2021 | Season 2 | 33 mins 23 secs
March 29th, 2021 | Season 2 | 36 mins 41 secs
March 10th, 2021 | Season 2 | 39 mins 5 secs
christa compton, christian, christianity, church leadership, coronavirus, ministry, pandemic, pastor, pivot
The open-ended nature of the pandemic has made some of the pivots necessary for ministry more challenging.Pastor Christa Compton joins Terri and Louise for a conversation.
March 6th, 2021 | Season 2 | 30 mins 50 secs
christian, church leader, coronavirus, covid, elca, evangelical lutheran, leadership, lutheran, maryanne kehlenbach, mission, mission developer, mission development, pandemic, pastor
Mission development and faith during the pandemic are the topic of today's episode. Pastor Maryanne Kehlenbach of Living Faith Church joins Terri and Louise for this conversation.
February 22nd, 2021 | Season 2 | 26 mins 59 secs
aaron fuller, chaplain, chaplaincy, christianity, church, community, coronavirus, discipleship, discipleship practices, lead, leader, louise johnson, military chaplain, ministry, navy, navy chaplain, navy reserve, online ministry, pandemic, pastor, pivot, possibility, terri elton
What can help us prepare for the challenging seasons we are in? Pastor Aaron Fuller, a Navy reserve chaplain and parish pastor, joins Terri and Louise for a conversation around discipleship practices.
February 15th, 2021 | Season 2 | 27 mins 22 secs
christianity, church, community, coronavirus, lead, leader, louise johnson, mike carlson, ministry, mission, online ministry, pandemic, pastor, pivot, possibility, st andrews lutheran church, terri elton, vision
Tending the mission and vision of a congregation is still important during a pandemic. How do we do that? Pastor Mike Carlson, of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, joins Louise and Terri to explore this and more in today's episode.
February 8th, 2021 | Season 2 | 20 mins 33 secs
christianity, church, community, coronavirus, lead, leader, louise johnson, ministry, online ministry, pandemic, pastor, pivot, possibility, terri elton
Welcome to season 2. Join Terri Elton from Luther Seminary and Louise Johnson from LEAD as they discuss where we find ourselves now. We continue to live in a liminal space, but even amidst the uncertainty, new possibilities and connections are happening.
September 1st, 2020 | Season 1 | 43 mins 5 secs
christianity, church, community, coronavirus, leader, ministry, online ministry, pandemic, pastor, pivot
As church leaders, the pandemic has been and is causing us to rethink so much. Reflect with us on these changes, specifically around community, capacity, and competency.
August 25th, 2020 | Season 1 | 34 mins 26 secs
christian innovation, christianity, church innovation, coronavirus, leadership, ministry, pastor, pivot
Christian innovation is different than secular innovation, but what makes it unique?
August 18th, 2020 | Season 1 | 36 mins 55 secs
Like the times our GPS isn't able to reroute us, the things we were doing before are no longer working. Where is the church going now? For more, listen to this conversation about creating conditions.
August 4th, 2020 | Season 1 | 30 mins 43 secs
christianity, church, complexity, leadership, mind traps, ministry, pastor, thrive
Leading right now is like navigating through relentless whitewater rapids. If you are questioning everything right now, you are not alone.
July 28th, 2020 | Season 1 | 24 mins 37 secs
christianity, church, coronavirus, leadership, ministry, pastor, schedules
It's time to begin to build sustainable patterns for this time we are living in.
July 21st, 2020 | Season 1 | 20 mins 41 secs
christianity, church, clergy, coronavirus, exhaustion, fatigue, pastor, rest, sabbath
Pastors and church leaders are experiencing fatigue and exhaustion. Join us for a conversation on the realities facing pastors now.