Christopher Richmann is a Ph.D. student in religion at Baylor University, and a Synodically Authorized Worship Leader in the Northern-Texas Northern-Louisiana synod, serving St. John Lutheran Church in Gatesville, TX.

Janet Ramsey is Professor Emeritus of Congregational Care Leadership at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Caryn D. Riswold, Ph.D., is Professor of Religion and serves as the Mike and Marge McCoy Family Distinguished Chair in Lutheran Heritage and Mission at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.

William Rodriguez is Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida

Larry Rasmussen is ​Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, New York City

Dr. J. Paul Rajashekar​ is Luther D. Reed Professor, Systematic Theology at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

David M. Rhoads is professor of New Testament, Emeritus, at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.

Austra Reinis is Associate Professor of History of Christianity at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.

Iren Raye is a doctoral student at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.

José D. Rodríguez​​ is the Augustana Heritage Chair of Global Mission and World Christianity at the Lutheran School of Theology Chicago.​