Vicar Lenny Duncan is attending the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. He is in the Co-op Mdiv program and a candidate for ordination in the ministry of word and sacrament, in the ELCA. He is currently serving as the pastoral intern at St. Mark’s. He has a Bachelors of Arts in Biblical Studies from Lancaster Bible College. He is also and early adopter and organizer for the #decolonizelutheranism movement, where he serves as national evangelist. Lenny is formerly homeless, formerly incarcerated, and formerly “unchurched”. He writes on his blog Formerly Unchurched , and was named one of the top national writers on the subjects of racism and #blacklivesmatter by Medium . He talks about the complex issues the people of God are facing in the 21st century, while critiquing the mistakes of the past and today. He is a Philly native and is very open about the brokenness he has experienced in his own life. Having already spent a lifetime on the margins, he brings the unique perspective of the surprising amount of hope and grace one can find when listening to the cries of the oppressed.