Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz has served since 2011 as Speaker of The Lutheran Hour radio program, which airs on more than 1,600 stations across North America. He has helped LHM develop a bold vision for expanding the reach of The Lutheran Hour through live broadcasts and other twenty-first century media. Widely recognized today as a leader in cross-cultural and urban outreach, Rev. Seltz is in demand as a speaker on urban-context evangelism, entrepreneurial leadership development, and team ministry topics. [@GregSeltz]
Rev. Dr. Kenneth Klaus is Speaker Emeritus of The Lutheran Hour radio program after serving as Speaker from 2002 until his retirement in 2010. He writes and records a sermon a month for The Lutheran Hour and writes and edits many of LHM’s daily devotions. He previously was a parish pastor for 28 years at congregations in Texas, Minnesota, Illinois, and South Dakota and has published many works, including two volumes of Stories from The Lutheran Hour - A Changeless Christ in a Changing World.
Rev. Greg Finke is the founder and executive director of Dwelling 1:14 and author of the book, Joining Jesus on His Mission. Dwelling 1:14 is a non-profit ministry which trains congregational leaders to disciple their people to join Jesus on His mission in the places they already live, work, and go to school. He offers consulting and training experiences for congregations and their leaders in discipling, living missionally, and multiplying missional communities. [@GregFinke, Facebook]
Rev. Michael Newman has been a pastor since 1987 and currently serves the Texas District of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod as a mission and ministry facilitator. He served as a parish pastor for more than 20 years in congregations in Texas, Minnesota, and the Chicago area. He has also been active in mission outreach, writing, music, and multi-media ministry. His latest books are Gospel DNA: Five Markers of a Flourishing Church and The Life You Crave: It’s All About Grace.
Rev. Matt Popovits serves as pastor of Our Saviour New York (OSNY), a family of parishes in Manhattan and Queens, working together to serve New York City. He is also the host of The Spiritual Howcast on YouTube, which offers insightful yet simple answers to the spiritual questions of skeptical people, and has served as a staff writer for Homiletics Magazine, a worldwide resource to pastors and communicators. [@MattPopovits]
Cindy Steinbeck owns and operates Steinbeck Vineyards and Winery, a seven-generation family business in Paso Robles, Calif., and serves as director of marketing, sales, and public relations. She is a retired director of Christian education in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Steinbeck has written several conversational Bible studies through Concordia Publishing House that reflect her passion for the vineyard and the vine, soil, and rocks through which she proclaims God’s Word and work. [@CindySteinbeck]