As an intentionally multiethnic church, we deeply value hearing from diverse voices, to better hear the Gospel in all its fullness. As often as we can, we also want to hear from female leaders in the body of Christ. That’s why we’re excited about the preaching lineup for the next several weeks.
Der Lor has held ministry and worship leadership roles at two large churches in Wisconsin. As a pastor and theologian, Der loves learning about the contextual nature of theology and its implications for God’s ethnically diverse people. As a worship leader, Der loves ushering God’s diverse people together in Christ and pointing them back to their Creator as a new humanity. Der has spoken at conferences on topics relating to multi-ethnic ministry, musical worship, and racial/ethnic identity and Christian faith. Der is married to Alice. They have a daughter, Penny, with another baby on the way. Der holds a B.A. in Christian Ministry from Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL and a M.A. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA.
Osheta Moore is a writer and podcaster, mother and wife, and international speaker on subjects of peacemaking and racial righteousness. She is author of Shalom Sistas: Living Wholehearted in a Brokenhearted World (Harold Press, 2017) and her work has been featured in spaces such as Sojourners, SheLoves Magazine, A Deeper Story, The Art of Simple, ReKnew, and Rachel Held Evans’s blog. You can connect with her work at Osheta.com and ShalomSistas.com
Terence Austria is a Chicago native who attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with the intention of continuing on to law school. Upon graduating in 1991, he decided instead to become a college pastor at UIUC, developing a campus ministry committed to prayer, discipleship, and outreach. In February 2016, he joined the staff of Salt & Light, a community development ministry committed to fighting poverty with dignity.