I know Dr. Townes from The Coffeepot Fellowship Podcast as a guest (http://coffeepotfellowship.com/emilietownes/), The Wild Goose Festival, and much of her public work. Her students, professors themselves, speak very highly of her. She is a premier speaking guest, teacher, and preacher. Bring her to your events or get yourself where she is speaking. She will elevate the conversation of the entire event.
Presented Credentials:I was in her ordination service. 😊
I have known Lauren first as her professor, then ministry colleague, now as friend. No matter what she is doing she is always following Christ and is a dedicated, conscientious leader. Job titles do not define Lauren. Caring about people in all situations does. Lauren is a minister of utmost integrity in every situation. You can call on her with trust.
I have seen Lana's work many times in many settings and recommend her very strongly for contract opportunities and permanent employment. Every organization is better with Lana's knowledge, skills, and passion. Wherever you worship, schedule Lana to fill your pulpit as often as possible. Your congregation needs her word; God is powerfully with her.