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.