Category Archives: Pastoral Health

Follow Up to Church Planting and Revitalization Class



In this episode, Dr. Pribbenow and Dr. Berge sit down with Dr. Ryan Nilsen, pastor of Praise Christian Fellowship and Executive Director of Fifth Act Church Planting, and discuss a class he just finished teaching at LBS called “Church Planting and Revitalization.” In this discussion we briefly recap the class as we also talk about issues important to the health and vitality of pastors and of churches.


The Goal of Pastoral Education and Formation at LBS



In this podcast, we interview Professor Nate Oldenkamp to discuss his research and teaching contributions to the goal of forming pastors who are healthy, resilient, and fruitful in ministry. We discuss the challenges of this task and describe the unique sequence of Supervised Ministry Education (SME) courses developed at LBS to address this need.