A newsletter for friends of the Global Mission Institute, Luther Seminary

Global Vision - Fall 2011

Ruth Williamson deepens cross-cultural engagement through Pine Ridge Retreat Center

During her undergraduate studies at Susquehanna University, Ruth Williamson, M.Div. '14, wrote a research paper about the Lakota culture. Little did she know that during her future studies at Luther Seminary, she would find a home among her Lakota brothers and sisters— not once, but twice.

GMI Insights

Thanksgiving and celebrations at the GMI

Greetings to you from the Global Mission Institute and the Cross-Cultural Education Office! With this issue of Global Vision, we continue to bring you an array of stories from across the seminary.

Alum Profile

Doctor of Ministry graduate applies research to multicultural ministry

With the church's missional realities constantly evolving, global church conversations and studies call for a shift in how congregations engage in mission. The Rev. Dr. James Wilson II, '11, sought a multicultural response to that shift by completing Luther's Doctor of Ministry in Congregational Mission and Leadership program.

GMI Member Profile

Michael and Linda Schwartz inspired by God's work in the world

Throughout their marriage, Michael and Linda Schwartz have been blessed to see God at work throughout the world. Through vast international travels, they have seen evidence of the Christian faith in many expected places.

The development of intercultural competency and leadership at Luther Seminary

Meet Michael W. DeLashmutt, Luther Seminary's new Associate Dean for First Theological Degrees

Seminary while across the pond

David Mwihia and Lucy Mungai ready to explore future ministries upon Ph.D. completion

Graduate Preaching Fellowship opens new vistas

Immigration and the American church topic of Burgess Lecture