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September Lorentzsen Center Luncheon

DR. FAITH NGUNJIRI, director of the Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work and associate professor of Ethics
AMY KELLY, College Communications and Media Relations director


The Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work, part of the Concordia College Offutt School of Business, will hold an upcoming luncheon “Precious Coins: The Currency and Collateral of Vocational Ministry.” The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in Barry Auditorium, Concordia College. The speaker is Dan Malmstrom.

Malmstrom, 1982 Concordia graduate, is principal owner of North Point Professionals, a consulting firm offering strategic services to corporations, start-ups, nonprofits and schools. He has authored several business curriculums and trained executives worldwide. He formed several technology companies and co-founded BeAtHome, an internet home automation company, that achieved acclaim leading to advisement with President George W. Bush on residential energy conservation. He also served as an executive for Great Plains Software, Fargo, and had a successful sales career at IBM Corporation.

Malmstrom will share the concept of vocational ministry, expanding on a model of discipleship in which everyone can do intentional ministry.

The cost for the luncheon is $25 per person. Please reply by Friday, Sept. 6, online at or by calling 218.299.3305.

The Lorentzsen Center honors the life and work of Norman M. Lorentzsen. He was an esteemed philanthropist, former CEO of Burlington Northern, alumnus of Concordia and former member and chair of its Board of Regents. The center identifies and sustains ethical values and practices in individuals and organizations.