Faithful Ministry in Small Towns and Rural Communities

One size doesn’t fit all. Here you’ll find ministry resources designed especially for those serving in rural contexts.

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Regenerative Farming: Regenerating Soil and Lives

This documentary dives into the narrative of a distinctive regenerative fruit farm ministry nestled near Hutchinson, MN. Its purpose is to extend a warm invitation, encouraging you to behold the splendor of creation, embrace a slower pace, and recognize the divine voice that resonates through the gifts of nature. This ministry celebrates the timeless beauty of ancient worship practices and embarks on a journey of regenerative agriculture, faithful innovation, and… Read More >

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Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson

Pastor Jon Anderson serves as Director of Rural Ministry at Luther Seminary and Faith+Lead. He recently completed eighteen years of service as bishop in the Southwestern Minnesota Synod of the ELCA.

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