Rev. Ben Sandin
Ben Sandin has served as senior pastor at House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Richfield since 2014. He previously served congregations in metro Detroit and South Dakota. Pastor Ben is passionate about the local church being a place for spiritual development and love of neighbor. The work of social justice is core to what is means to live a life of faith and thus engaging decision makers on issues of policy is a direct extension of being a disciple of Christ. Pastor Ben has worked on issues of foreclosure prevention, gun violence, human trafficking, pay day lending, paid family leave, and more. He has also helped his congregations engage in social justice work and facilitated the growth of teams within the congregation.
Imam Asad Zaman
Imam Asad regularly delivers sermons, lectures and presentations at various Masjids, campuses and centers. He is a frequent speaker at Islamic conferences at local and national settings. He regularly conducts fundraisers for various causes. He holds Ijazah (certificates) in various classical texts in Hadith, Fiqh and Akidah. He received his Master of Business Administration from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.