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2021 Conference: Resiliency

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2021 Pacific Northwest District Leadership Conference:


March 13, 9 AM - 1 PM  (Concludes with business session)


Guthrie  Donald Guthrie is the co-author of Resilient Ministry: What Pastors Told Us About Surviving and Thriving (IVP, 2012). He currently serves as the Director of the PhD (Educational Studies); Executive Director of the Center for Transformational Churches; and as a Professor of Educational Ministries at TEDS.

Prior to joining the TEDS faculty in 2012, Donald worked in campus ministry with the Coalition for Christian Outreach in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and served on the faculty and administration of Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Donald grew up near Pittsburgh, in a family that is grateful for a multi-generation legacy of God’s grace. He has enjoyed serving as an elder in several local churches for thirty years. In these churches, Donald has regularly taught classes, trained teachers, led small groups, and participated in community service.

Donald is a frequent teacher at conferences and retreats, often addressing teaching and learning; systems theory in leadership, team, and ministry contexts; cross-cultural teaching and learning; power and interests in teaching and learning; intergenerational and generational lifelong learning; faith, vocation, and culture; lay member empowerment in the local church; art, beauty, and creativity in learning; and resilience and well-being.