Faculty Research Projects

Luther faculty are well-respected academics. Their research benefits the worldwide church as well as education at Luther Seminary. 

Learning Pastoral Imagination

LPI LogoThe Learning Pastoral Imagination project invites you to think about what shapes good ministry, how pastoral imagination is born, and how wisdom for ministry grows over time. Learn more about our research and its aims by browsing through the pages of our site.

How is pastoral imagination formed through practice in ministry over time?

The Learning Pastoral Imagination (LPI) Project is a five-year study that responds to this question in light of the fact that seminary graduates report significant gaps in their preparation for the practice of ministry.