Presenters

Heidi BreitbarthHeidi Breitbarth

Heidi has served in various Lutheran-entity related work since 1999 as a foreign missionary, elementary teacher, Director of Christian Outreach, urban ministry coordinator, and college coach. Since 2006, she has served as a Mission U (Equipping to Share) presenter with Lutheran Hour Ministries.

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Rich CohrsRichard P. Cohrs

Richard P. Cohrs recently retired as manager of District and Congregational Relations for Lutheran Hour Ministries, a position he held since July 2008. In this position, Cohrs communicated the ministry resources and programs of the US Ministries Department to the district offices and congregations of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. He today serves as a consultant and presenter for MISSION U, a program he helped produce.

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Deb ErdmannDeb Erdmann

Deb Erdmann has taught in public settings for more than 15 years. She is the director of curriculum and instruction in the Delavan-Darien School District in Wisconsin. Previously, she has taught in a Wisconsin correctional facility, been an administrator for special education, served as an instructional coach, been an elementary school principal, and taught soft skills training for corporations.

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Lori FlennerLori Flenner

Lori Flenner has recently retired after service in the public and Lutheran education ministry for 36 years in Indiana, Missouri, and Florida. She served as administrator, special education instructor, classroom teacher, early childhood facility planter, and a mentor for the school leadership program.

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Amy GerdtsAmy Gerdts

Amy has served as the Project Coordinator for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM) since 2009. She has spoken at the LCMS National RTSM Conference and at Engaging Your Community Events. Amy also serves as the editor and main writer for the RSTM newsletter, and is the force behind the RSTM’s social media presence.

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Polly GregaliPaula (Polly) Faszholz Gregali

Paula (Polly) Faszholz Gregali is on-staff with Lutheran Hour Ministries as a Ministry Resource Manager, the on-the-ground presence for LHM constituents in the Central-Midwest region of the country.

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Sarah GuldalianSarah Guldalian

Sarah Guldalian has been a speaker on evangelism and outreach for the past ten years with Lutheran Hour Ministries, participating with Five14, MISSION U and Equipping to Share. She formerly worked on staff in outreach at LHM. Sarah is now owner of Rhino Hyde Productions, a media, marketing and entertainment company, where she lives out her faith daily.

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Rev. David HabererRev. David Haberer

Rev. David Haberer is the pastor of Church for All Nations, a Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod congregation in mid-town Manhattan, New York City. The mission of the church is to reach the arts community in New York City with the message of the Gospel.

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Pastor Matthew HardawayPastor Matthew Hardaway

Although he is a proud "born and raised" Texan, Pastor Hardaway knows that home is where the family is. His passions are spending time with his family, encouraging others to reach out with the Gospel to those who are not active in their faith, and old Suburbans.

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Jeff MoellerJeff Moeller

Jeff Moeller is a veteran director of Christian education and teacher, with more than 25 years of service. He has a passion for outreach, discipleship, youth, families and strategic planning. He has served in urban, suburban, rural and small city environments. Currently, he is serving Redeemer by the Sea in Carlsbad, California, as family ministry director.


Keith PetersonKeith Peterson
Ministry Resource Manager

Keith Peterson has served The Lutheran Hour as a Ministry Resource Manager since February 2012. In this position, he communicates the resources and programs LHM has available for church leaders, congregations and lay members.

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Keith PiotterKeith Piotter

Pastor Keith Piotter graduated from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, in 1991. Following four years at a church in Odessa, Texas, he has been pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Bettendorf, Iowa, since January 1995. He is blessed to serve alongside his wife, Lisa, who is the director of the church's 300-student preschool.

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Ron Rollins Ron Rollins

Ron is a Licensed Deacon with the Ohio District and serves in numerous ministry roles within his home congregation of St. Peter Lutheran Church in the Greater Cleveland Area.

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David Schlesselman David Schlesselman

David has recently retired after serving as teacher, administrator, and coach in three different Lutheran high schools over 43 years. He has been active in congregation and district work and continues to work with the Evangelism Committee at Holy Cross.

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Susan Spitz-MorrisonSusan Spitz-Morrison

Susan Spitz-Morrison earned her M.A. in intercultural training and consulting in Massachusetts, before moving to St. Louis to manage multi-cultural ministries at Lutheran Hour Ministries from 1997-2001. Since then she has been a career coach and small business coach, returning to LHM in 2015 to manage evangelism training/MISSION U. She has a passion for evangelism, and with her husband is involved in international student ministry in St. Louis. They also love outdoor activities and travel.


Stacey SenderStacey Sender

Stacey Sender is a full-time executive assistant for a manufacturer in Ohio. She currently serves as the outreach coordinator at her home congregation: FaithWalk Church in Brunswick, Ohio, a mission congregation of Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church.

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Jeffrey StephensJeffrey Stephens

Pastor Jeff Stephens retired from his role as Director of Ministry Resources for the Ohio District in 2014 and continues to consult with congregations in the area of visioning and church transformation. He previously served congregations in Memphis, TN and Shaker Heights, Ohio. Pastor Stephens graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary in 1983 and earned his Doctor of Ministry degree in Missions from Fuller Seminary.


Linda StewartLinda F. Stewart

Linda Stewart has been adjunct English faculty at St. Louis Community College since 1994. She teaches developmental writing courses and freshman composition. She also served as Interim Manager of Continuing Education at the Forest Park campus of STLCC, responsible for responsible for developing educational opportunities and partnerships with organizations in the college community and the day-to-day operations of the office.

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Bruce SutherlandBruce Sutherland
Ministry Resource Manager

Bruce Sutherland is a LHM staff member and congregational lay leader. He has trained hundreds of lay people in witnessing to their faith and regularly leads evangelism teams into public places to tell others about Jesus.

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Jim Weist Jim Weist
Jim Weist is the Senior Pastor at Epiphany Lutheran Church and School in Lake Worth, Florida. His passion is in missions, evangelism, and providing support ministries for hurting people in his community.

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Kaye Dumas WolffKaye Dumas Wolff
Kaye Dumas Wolff has been presenting Lutheran Hour Ministries’ Equipping to Share workshops since 2001. She also co-authored LHM’s 2006 Advent devotions with her husband Reverend Paul Wolff.

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