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Terri Elton

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182 - Leadership and Innovation in the Church! With Dr. Terri Elton

Leadership Happy Hour

Whew!  I know this is the first episode up in a few months but I've been busy!  I've started my own new leadership journey in seminary and, as a result, I'll be publishing about once a month (versus every week).  On the plus side, this journey has  brought me into contact with incredible leaders like this episodes' guest, Dr. Terri Elton. Terri was one of my professors this last term for Christian Leadership and her insights blew me away.  Take a listen and, whether you're leading in a church or not, you'll be able to take some of her strategies and implement them right away! CHEERS!  More on Terri.... Dr. Terri Martinson Elton is Professor of Leadership at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. Passionate about rethinking church in the 21st century, Terri’s work focuses on congregational leadership, innovative leadership, and reimagining faith formation. Her latest work includes Journeying in the Wilderness: Forming Faith in the 21st Century, research on confirmation ministry (Cultivating Teen Faith: Insights from The Confirmation Project), and discovering new organization structures for congregations and nonprofits (Leading Congregations and Nonprofits in a Connected World: Platforms, People, and Purpose, a book she co-authored with Rabbi Hayim Herring). Prior to serving at Luther Seminary, Terri served as Associate to the Bishop in the Saint Paul Area Synod and at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Burnsville, MN. Terri’s published works include To Know, To Live, To Grow confirmation curriculum and What Really Matters, a book for congregational leaders, co-authored with Rev. Mike Foss, as well as several articles in the areas of congregational leadership, missiology, leading change, youth ministry, and faith formation. Terri has a MA and PhD, both in Congregational Mission and Leadership from Luther Seminary, and her dissertation studied missional leadership within ELCA churches. She lives in Apple Valley, MN with her husband Eric. They have two young adult daughters, Jordan and Elizabeth. Get more Terri here:  https://terrielton.com/


11 Sep 2020

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Religious Scholars Consider COVID-19 #2023 | Dr. Terri Elton & Dr. Russell Lackey

Pastor Mike Drop


26 May 2020

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Dr. Terri Elton: Journeying in the Wilderness

Gospel Beautiful Podcast

Dr. Terri Elton (Associate Professor, Luther Seminary) joins me this week to discuss her recently published book (Journeying in the Wilderness: Forming Faith in the 21st Century) and its implications for the current Corona Virus/COVID-19 crisis. This is a rich and relevant conversation. Terri has also co-authored another book with Hayim Herring titled, Leading Congregations and Nonprofits in a Connected World: Platforms, People, and PurposeSPONSOR: Studio 2 Ceramics. 10% discount code: GOSPELMusic, "Parkside" by Dan LebowitzSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)


23 Mar 2020