John Arthur Nunes, Ph.D.

Lutheran pastor and Senior Fellow
Center for Religion, Culture, and Democracy

The Rev. John Arthur Nunes, Ph.D., is a Lutheran pastor and senior fellow at the Center for Religion, Culture, and Democracy. He has served as the president of Concordia College New York, as the president and CEO of Lutheran World Relief, and as a professor at Valparaiso University. Recent books John has written include (with Alberto Garcia) Reimagining the Reformation from the Edges (2017) and Meant for More: In, With, and Under the Ordinary (2020).

John is married to Monique Nunes, M.A., director of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and success coaching at Concordia University Irvine, Calif. They have six children and 13 grandchildren.   

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