Host Rev. Dr. F. Willis Johnson is in a rich conversation with Steve Lawler, founding director of Walker Institute at Eden Theological Seminary. There he works to extend the Institute’s mission of leadership for the common good through programming, presentations, and workshops.
Rev. Lawler is ordained in the Episcopal church and served from 2001 to 2019 as clergy leader of St. Stephens & The Vine, a parish and community collaboration hub in Ferguson, Missouri. During that time, he was faculty and program coordinator in University College at Washington University. His vocational passions include community building, dialogic organizational development, new initiative launches, and collaborative practices.