In this episode, Rev. Geoff Robinson, Executive Counselor for Outreach with the LCMS Indiana District, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore the importance of using models of church planting that are not only sustainable but can be replicated to allow for the multiplication of many more.
About Rev. Geoffrey L. Robinson: Rev. Geoffrey L. Robinson has served as the Executive Counselor for Outreach for the Indiana District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod since August 1, 2007. His areas of service are: Mission development, Evangelism, Parish Revitalization, Senior Adult Ministry, Parish Nurses, and Lutheran Early Response Teams. He is also the Indiana District Outreach Counselor for the LWML.
Rev. Geoffrey L. Robinson served 25 years in the parish ministry prior to receiving and accepting the call to become the Executive for Outreach for the Indiana District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Rev. Robinson also has served in various synodical and district positions. He has served as circuit counselor of the Hutchinson Circuit in Kansas, Secretary of the Central Illinois District, Assistant Secretary of the Central Illinois District, Rural Ministry committee chairman of the Central Illinois District, Stewardship Commission chairman of the Central Illinois District, Mission Commission Chairman of the Central Illinois District, Finance and Management Commission Chairman of the Central Illinois District, Congregational Life commission member for the Central Illinois District, and he served as a member of the floor committee on Missions for the 2004 syndical convention.
Rev. Robinson is married to Teresa (nee St. Onge) Robinson. They have been blessed with four children, two son-in-laws, one daughter-in-law and twelve grandchildren.
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The “Mission Field: USA – Church Planting” podcast series, provided by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission, offers a theological background and best practices for launching new congregations and ministries within a Lutheran framework.