“A life-changing experience”

Lutheran Lakota Shared Ministries connects visitors and residents of the Pine Ridge (S.D.) Indian Reservation through transformative conversations. Photos: Nate Burdine/Mud Mile Communications

Kay Ressel, an ELCA pastor and director of Lutheran Lakota Shared Ministries (LLSM), says a pillar of her ministry is to “hold people accountable for how they engage in ministry.” When she receives visiting volunteer teams, Ressel works to foster mutual trust, respect and understanding. “My job is to push you out of your comfort […]

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