Agile Leadership: 4 Ways to Think Differently in Crisis and Change

Agile Leadership: 4 Ways to Think Differently in Crisis and Change

In the past year, crisis and rapid change have required leaders to think differently—and lead into uncharted territory with agility and flexibility. Stephanie O’Brien S’12, a Minneapolis pastor and adjunct professor at Bethel Seminary, taught a unique January seminary course that brought the expertise of seven creative and agile leaders to the virtual classroom. In one month, a diverse group of participants learned transformative leadership skills that translated directly to their lives and ministries.

5 Things to Know About Jim Zupfer ’91 and His Ice Sculptures

5 Things to Know About Jim Zupfer ’91 and His Ice Sculptures

Since graduating from Bethel, Jim Zupfer ’91 has touched numerous lives during a 30-year career as a seventh grade science teacher. But many around the Twin Cities may recognize him as a regular at the St. Paul Winter Carnival’s annual ice carving contest.

Safety First Storytelling: How Bethel Theatre Produced a Musical During the Pandemic

Safety First Storytelling: How Bethel Theatre Produced a Musical During the Pandemic

Undergraduate students from a variety of majors took to the stage last weekend to perform 1940’s Radio Hour for a live audience, revealing how stories and song can offer a reprieve in the midst of challenges.

“I’m Serving God’s Purpose”

“I’m Serving God’s Purpose”

Kevin Saunders GS’18 says Jesus delivered him from addiction over 31 years ago. Today, Saunders is a leader helping people overcome similar challenges at UpWorks, a Minneapolis nonprofit that helps people transition out of rehabilitation or incarceration.