“It is fitting that my first protest was through church, given that faith has always been my motivation for working for social change. With this experience as a gateway, I became more involved in faith-based community organizing and developed my pastoral identity as a change agent in the community.”
There are more than a few pearls of wit and wisdom that have gone forth from the mouth of Pastor Erik Christensen over the years, and certainly quite a few that I was blessed to be present for during my time in Logan Square, but as I reflect on my time serving with the faithful
And this wasn’t an ordinary “Doubting Thomas” sermon. Nor was it a “Believing Thomas” sermon. This sermon was about the body of Christ…and was moving.
Before ever stepping in the doors of St. Luke’s Luther Church of Logan Square, a dear friend of mine shared with me a glimpse of ministry that happens within and outside of these walls. He spoke of the community, the commitment to social justice, and the genuine welcome that he guaranteed would be extended if
Hey y’all! I’m Chris and I’m the new bald guy with a collar joining you in worship on Sundays and in various other ministries throughout the week. I’m one of two new Ministry in Context seminary students from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and I’m thrilled to be joining your community for the