Clergy Couples: Reflections on Health and Well-being

Reverend Liz Faircloth DeWeese and her husband Reverend Don DeWeese are both LTS alums. We're grateful for Liz's candid reflection on what that means for their lives, calling and well-being. Liz pastors Central Christian Church, Kettering, OH. Being healthy and well while living out your calling as an ordained clergy person, especially when you are married to someone else who is living out their calling as an ordained clergy person is not impossible. But sometimes it will feel that... Read More

LTS Welcomes Dr. Leah Schade to Faculty

LEXINGTON, KY (April 20, 2016) – Lexington Theological Seminary welcomes the Rev. Dr. Leah Schade as Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship. She will officially join the Seminary in August. An ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America for 16 years, she earned her Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, with concentrations on theology for ministry and mission, and contemporary theology. “We are... Read More

Ministry, in Many Ways

I write this knowing many of you, LTS alumni/ae have navigated your way through Lent and the celebration of Easter Sunday at your places of ministry. This is no small task, and I am grateful for your work. Many of you, too, are church lay leaders or work in parachurch ministries and organizations—regardless of your context, Spring in the life of the Church is a busy time. Much goodness comes from the busyness. So does fatigue! And so as you’re living into the Easter season, and... Read More