The Rev. Dr. John Herman has served three Lutheran congregations in Virginia during his 30 years in parish ministry. He has been a workshop leader and conference presenter in several states. His passion is in leading congregations toward a discipleship orientation. John’s life mission statement is: “Coaching individuals and congregations into the fullness of God’s mission.”
Pastor Herman earned master degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary and Trinity Lutheran Seminary, and a doctor of ministry degree from The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, where he has served as an adjunct professor.
Along with the five volume discipleship curriculum, Going Deeper: A Journey with Jesus, Pastor Herman has authored a daily devotional and small group discipleship resource about the Sermon on the Mount, called Imagine a New World: Reflections on the Sermon on the Mount.
John and his wife Leslie live on the eastern shore of Virginia. They have two adult married daughters and three grandchildren.