Paul S. Berge, '63, professor emeritus of New Testament, continues to serve as director of Vision Slovakia, a partnership ministry of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minn., with the Center for Christian Education in Martin, Slovakia. He and his spouse, Mary Ellen, taught vacation Bible school with elementary students in Martin. He presented a paper on Christian education at the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences World Congress at the University of Zilina in Slovakia.
Paul A. Daniels, archivist and curator, was elected to the office of secretary for the Archivists of Religious Collections Section of the Society of American Archivists.
Marc Kolden, '66, professor emeritus of systematic theology, spoke at a breakfast meeting at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, and preached at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Paul. He led adult forums at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in Mounds View, Minn.
Paul R. Sponheim, '57, professor emeritus of systematic theology, was one of three reviewers of Oswald Bayer's "Martin Luther's
Theology: A Contemporary Interpretation" in the November/December 2011 issue of the Journal of Lutheran Ethics.
Dwight Zscheile, '8, assistant professor of congregational mission and leadership, was a keynote speaker at an Episcopal Church General Convention Reimagine and Reform meeting in Memphis, Tenn. He taught adult forums at Wayzata Community Church in Wayzata, Minn.; Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton, Minn.; and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Edina, Minn. He led the clergy retreat for the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona.
Paul S. Chung, associate professor of mission and world christianity, published "Reclaiming Mission as Constructive Theology: Missional Church and World Christianity" (Cascade).
Alan G. Padgett, professor of systematic theology, was interviewed on "Centered Radio," which airs weekly on Sirius XM, about his new book, "As Christ Submits to the Church."