Senior pastor, Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis
The Rev. Dr. David J. Lose is the senior pastor of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. From 2014 to 2017, he served as president of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP). He was Marbury E. Anderson Associate Professor of Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, before accepting the presidency at LTSP. He is the author of "Making Sense of the Christian Faith," "Making Sense of Scripture" and "Confessing Jesus Christ: Preaching in a Postmodern World." He speaks widely in the United States and abroad on preaching, Christian faith in a postmodern world and biblical interpretation.
The Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants Program at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is designed to foster, strengthen and sustain well-grounded worship in congregations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Two streams of grants are offered: to teacher-scholars and to worshiping communities.
Grant proposal due date options include October 15, 2023, or February 15 or June 15, 2024.