Our Speaker

The Rev. Dr. Anna Madsen

founder of the OMG: Center for Theological Conversation

Now a “freelance theologian” in Two Harbors, MN, Anna earned her MDiv from Trinity Lutheran Seminary. She then served a small South Dakota parish for three years before earning a PhD in Systematic Theology in Regensburg, Germany.

Immediately prior to her return to begin teaching as a college professor, an accident killed her husband and severely injured her young son, Karl. Daughter Else was eight months old at the time.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

This event shaped her theology and her life profoundly, not least of all by being a springboard to create OMG: Center for Theological Conversation. Here, individuals and groups, laity and clergy, come for questions, conversation, and study. Through OMG, Anna also speaks, blogs and writes.

In 2016, the family moved to Two Harbors. In 2017, the Spent Dandelion Theological Retreat Center opened: Anna offers her studio apartment, her 20 acres of gorgeous woods, her library, her consulting, and Minnesota’s North Shore for people to retreat, refresh, and be restored.