Minnesota North (MNN) and Minnesota South (MNS) Districts hosted the statewide 2014 Pastors’ Conference at Madden’s Resort in Brainerd, Minn. May 12 – 14. Conference winners of the Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) iPad Mini giveaway were Rev. David Hahn, Christ L.C. in Eagan, MNS District and Rev. Bruce Timm, Redeemer L.C. in St. Cloud, MNN District. LCEF also sponsored the conference dessert bar and ladies tea while sharing the Young Investors (Y.I.) Club with attendees.
More than 400 pastors, their families, district staff and Directors of Christian Education from around the state attended the conference. The conference theme was based up Psalm 78:4, “We will tell the next generation” and included guest speaker David Kinnaman and his presentation, “Reaching Millennials.” Kinnaman is the president and majority owner of Barna Group. He is also the author of the bestselling books, You Lost Me and unChristian.