Dr. Terri Martinson Elton is Associate Professor of Leadership at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. Passionate about rethinking church in the 21st century, Terri’s work focuses on understanding faith formation in these changing times and working with ministry leaders as they lead change and rethink organizational structures in our networked world. Terri’s published works include Leading Congregations and Nonprofits in a Connected World: Platforms, People, and Purpose, a book she co-authored with Rabbi Hayim Herring; What Really Matters, a book for congregational leaders, co-authored with Rev. Mike Foss; several units within the ELCA Practice Discipleship curriculum; and To Know, To Live, To Grow confirmation curriculum. Her current work around faith formation includes being on the steering team of a five denomination national study learning about the role confirmation ministry places in youth discipleship (see theconfirmationproject.com for more details) and researching her new book on a missional understanding of faith formation. She is married and has two young adult children. For more see her website: terrielton.com.