The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


An alternate path to ministry

Special program produces pastoral leadership in diverse communities

Pablo Espinoza was principal of a Christian school in Lima, Peru. They came to him with intimate details about his school--salaries, budget. They wanted a say-so in setting the school's tuition increases.

"They" were Shining Path, a radical Marxist guerilla movement that began invading the capital city after terrorizing the Peruvian countryside. Espinoza became frightened. When pastors in his church were kidnapped, he fled to the safety of the United States.

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