Author

Mark Davis

Journalist

Mark Davis is a freelance writer and editor and an active volunteer in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA). He previously served as senior editor of UCLA magazine and his work also has appeared in The Lutheran, University of Cincinnati Magazine and Cincinnati Magazine. Davis served as a voting member to the ELCA Churchwide Assembly in 2007 and 2009, and served from 2004 to 2010 on the Southwest California Synod Council of the ELCA. He is a graduate of the University of Evansville in Indiana.

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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