Book Hub

Exclusive conversations with your favorite authors.

About the show

Hear about faith, ministry, and church life from authors and thought leaders. The Book Hub is an online event space that hosts discussions, book launches, and more. It is hosted by Luther Seminary in the Faith+Lead Learning Lab.

Episodes

  • Episode 45: Cultivating Rural Ministry with Rev. Brad Roth

    February 14th, 2022  |  17 mins 26 secs
    cultivating ministry, minister, pastor, rural ministry
  • Episode 44: Cultivating Rural Ministry with Rev. Allen Stanton

    February 14th, 2022  |  20 mins 39 secs
    cultivating ministry, minister, pastor, rural ministry
  • Episode 43: Cultivating Rural Ministry with Rev. Dr. Sarah Cordray

    February 14th, 2022  |  28 mins 16 secs
    cultivating ministry, minister, pastor, rural ministry
  • Episode 40: How Do We Relate Now with Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow

    December 20th, 2021  |  23 mins 42 secs
    boundaries, church, congregations, digital ministry, faith, leader, leadership, mental health, minister, online ministry, pastor, social media

    "How Do We Relate Now? Kindness, Mental Health, and Relationships in the Midst of the Holidays." Join Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow in this episode for more.

  • Episode 42: Holding Boundaries as a Church Leader with Rev. Dr. Sarah Griffith Lund and Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow

    December 20th, 2021  |  6 mins 46 secs
    boundaries, church, congregations, digital ministry, faith, leader, leadership, mental health, minister, online ministry, pastor, social media

    Join Rev. Dr. Sarah Griffith Lund and Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow in a discussion on holding boundaries as a church leader. This is part of a wider discussion on the theme: "How Do We Relate Now? Kindness, Mental Health, and Relationships in the Midst of the Holidays."

  • Episode 41: How Do We Relate Now with Rev. Dr. Sarah Griffith Lund

    December 20th, 2021  |  14 mins 57 secs
    boundaries, church, congregations, digital ministry, faith, leader, leadership, mental health, minister, online ministry, pastor, social media

    Join Rev. Dr. Sarah Griffith Lund in this episode on the theme: "How Do We Relate Now? Kindness, Mental Health, and Relationships in the Midst of the Holidays."

  • Episode 39: Underlying Emotions with Abby Norman

    November 18th, 2021  |  30 mins 30 secs
    abby norman, christian, christianity, church, emotion, faith, grief, leader, leadership, minister, pastor, stress

    Church leaders have been through a lot in the past year and half, and we know the challenges aren’t over yet especially in congregations that may feel more divided than ever. Join author Abby Norman in this episode for more.

  • Episode 38: Underlying Emotions with Jennifer Grant

    November 18th, 2021  |  25 mins
    christian, church, covid, emotions, faith, jennifer grant, leader, minister, pandemic, pastor, stress

    Church leaders have been through a lot in the past year and half, and we know the challenges aren’t over yet especially in congregations that may feel more divided than ever. Join author Jennifer Grant in this episode for more.

  • Episode 37: Open Doors, Open Minds: Q&A On Youth and Children's Ministry

    October 15th, 2021  |  20 mins 6 secs
    children's education, children's ministry, church, cyf, dawn rundman, faith, glaad, lgbtq, ross murray, sunday school, youth ministry

    Join authors Dawn Rundman and Ross Murray in a conversation about youth and children's ministry.

  • Episode 35: Open Doors, Open Minds with Dawn Rundman

    October 15th, 2021  |  20 mins 27 secs
    baptism, children, children's bible, children's ministry, christian, church, dawn rundman, faith, kid's bible, ministry, spark house, sparkhouse, sunday school

    What does children's ministry look like now? Dawn Rundman, author of Little Steps, Big Faith: How the Science of Early Childhood Development Can Help You Grow Your Child’s Faith, discusses how the pandemic has changed and is changing our ministry with children and families.

  • Episode 36: Open Doors, Open Minds with Ross Murray

    October 15th, 2021  |  16 mins 10 secs
    christianity, church, gay christian, gay youth, glaad, lgbtq, ross murray, youth camp, youth group, youth ministry

    Looking to make your youth ministry more inclusive? Ross Murray, author of Made, Known, Loved: Developing LGBTQ-Inclusive Youth Ministry, discusses his book and youth ministry today.

  • Episode 34: Liberating Laughter with Sandhya Jha

    September 26th, 2021  |  19 mins 59 secs
    daily devotional, devo, devotional, faith, god, liberating love, love, love notes, sandhya jha, spiritual life

    Sandhya Jha discusses their book Liberating Love Daily Devotional: 365 Love Notes from God.

  • Episode 33: Liberating Laughter with Joe Davis

    September 23rd, 2021  |  20 mins 20 secs
    christian, faith, joe davis, poetry, spoken word

    Joe Davis, a spoken-artist, discusses his art and upcoming book.

  • Episode 32: Liberating Laughter with Courtney Ellis

    September 23rd, 2021  |  14 mins 29 secs
    christian, christian life, courtney ellis, faith, fun, happy now, laughter, playfulness

    Courtney Ellis discusses her book, Happy Now: Let Playfulness Lift Your Load and Renew Your Spirit.

  • Episode 31: Preaching the Stories We Don't Always Hear with Ashley Wilcox

    August 20th, 2021  |  15 mins 9 secs
    ashley wilcox, bible, lectionary, sermon, sermon prep, sermon writing, women, women and the bible

    Ashley Wilcox presents on her book The Women's Lectionary.

  • Episode 30: Preaching the Stories We Don't Always Hear with Wess Daniels

    August 20th, 2021  |  18 mins 22 secs
    ancient rome, bible, empire, new testament, preaching, resistance, revelation, sermon prep, sermons, wess daniels

    Wess Daniels presents on his book Resisting Empire: The Book of Revelation as Resistance.