Faithful Adaptation

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

12 episodes of Faithful Adaptation since the first episode, which aired on March 20th, 2020.

  • Finding Abundance in the Badlands: Collaboration in Worship and Community

    August 24th, 2020  |  21 mins 23 secs
    badlands, christianity, leadership, ministry, multi-point parish, online ministry, online worship, pastor, rural ministry, two-point parish

    A rural two-point parish and other churches joined together to collaborate and innovate in response to the pandemic. Listen in for how they managed internet challenges and more.

  • Stay Signed On: What's next for online church?

    July 14th, 2020  |  22 mins 9 secs

    Ryan Panzer, author of the upcoming "Grace and Gigabytes: Being Church in a Tech-Shaped Culture" shares how to continue online ministry.

  • Discipleship and Evangelism in a Virtual World

    July 9th, 2020  |  21 mins 35 secs
    digital ministry, discipleship, evangelism, online church, virtual

    Alicia Granholm discusses what the virtual landscape is like for ministry.

  • Talking about Money in Anxious Times

    June 22nd, 2020  |  18 mins 34 secs
    christianity, church, church leader, coronavirus, finances, money management, stewardship

    Grace Duddy Pomroy (director of the Stewardship Leaders Program at Luther Seminary) provides a powerful series of images for talking about money and stewardship during a crisis.

  • Nurturing the Scattered Church

    April 30th, 2020  |  27 mins 36 secs
    christianity, community, leadership, mission, missional leadership

    Rev. Chris Steubing (pastor of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota) discusses mission and missional communities.

  • Rethinking Death, Distance, and Resurrection

    April 23rd, 2020  |  28 mins 55 secs
    death, grief, leadership, mourning, pastoral care

    Dr. Beverly Wallace ( ordained Lutheran clergywoman and the Associate Professor of Congregation and Community Care at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota) takes a closer look at death, distance, and resurrection.

  • Leadership in Uncertain Times

    April 14th, 2020  |  18 mins 25 secs
    change, christianity, coronavirus, leadership

    Don Samuels (member of the boards of Luther Seminary, Twin Cities Rise, The Trust for Public Lands and The Center for Action and Contemplation) reflects on his leadership story, growing up in Jamaica, and immigrating to the US.

  • Digital Community and Outreach

    April 3rd, 2020  |  21 mins 52 secs
    digital ministry, digital outreach, digital pastor, online community

    Stories and insights from a seasoned digital pastor to help you adapt to moving community online.

  • Self Care

    April 1st, 2020  |  11 mins 11 secs
    resilience, self-care

    Join therapist Mark Sundby (LeaderWise, Twin Cities, MN) for advice on self-care and resilience in the face of the current pandemic.

  • Spiritual Care

    March 27th, 2020  |  15 mins 3 secs
    care, spiritual connection, spiritual direction

    Learn what spiritual care can look like in these challenging times.

  • Holy Week

    March 25th, 2020  |  13 mins 16 secs
    christian community, easter, holy week, online, proclamation

    Get insights and ideas for worship during Holy Week in these extraordinary times.

  • Connecting Your People

    March 20th, 2020  |  17 mins 22 secs

    Ben McDonald Coltvet (Luther Seminary) and Pastor Joy McDonald Coltvet (Christ on Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, St. Paul, Minnesota) shared their experience and insights gained in the last week at Christ on Capitol Hill. They discussed hosting worship online in a variety of modes (Facebook Live, Zoom, Facebook Watch Party), and also talked about the opportunities of gathering people to build community (including coffee hour and game night) in this time of physical distancing.