I am married to Stephanie, and we have three young adult children (and 2 dogs). We have lived in the community since 2016 and since then have added almost 20 hens, 1 rooster, 4 ducks, 1 cat, along with a fruit orchard and vegetable garden.
I enjoy watching a Viking win over the Packers, playing a friendly game of cards, and having a relaxing conversation with people over a cup of coffee and discussing life and the presence and provision of the Lord Jesus Christ in all of our needs.
Before coming to First Baptist as the Pastor of Discipleship and Evangelism, we lived in California where I served as a pastor and a school teacher; and in the People’s Republic of China, where we served as educational missionaries. Along the way I received graduate degrees in Education, Church Administration emphasis from Concordia University, Irvine, CA and in Christian Ministry, Pastoral Ministries cognate from Liberty University – Baptist Theological Seminary, Lynchburg, VA.