Rev. Nunes is the President and CEO of Lutheran World Relief and a Research fellow at the Acton Institute. He is also an assistant professor of theology at Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois. Pastor Nunes earned a Master of Theology from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. He received a Master of Divinity from Concordia Seminary in St. Catharines, Ontario and an honorary doctorate from Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a pastor for Bethany Lutheran Church in Chicago. Pastor Nunes writes on private charity.
Here is my track record. Hundreds of times I have talked myself out of having a courageous conversation. EVERY time I have finally had the courageous conversation, I walked away wishing I had done it sooner.
You may call it something different, but every pastor knows about it. It is the mental, emotional, and spiritual crash that takes place the next day (Monday) as a result of pouring your heart and soul out in the proclamation of God’s word to God’s people the day before.