Back in March, I received a call (an official job offer in our church body) from Peace Lutheran Ministries of Saginaw, Michigan, to serve as their Lead Pastor. At the time, I was happily and comfortably serving the wonderful people of Community Lutheran Church in Flat Rock, also in Michigan, as their Administrative (and sole) … Continue reading On Getting (And Taking) a Call
If you've hung with me for the first two posts here and here, congratulations! The meandering journey of how and why I became a Pastor concludes this week with a post encapsulating two big moves, two miracle babies, and a series of awakenings... How I Became a Pastor, Part 3: The Thrilling Conclusion In a … Continue reading Why a Pastor, Part 3 (The Last Part!)
In the last post, I began telling the story of how I ended up being a Pastor. Because it's a lifelong story, I found it takes more than one sitting to tell. So if you're still interested, the story continues below: How I Became a Pastor, Part 2: The Best Laid Plans... I arrived at … Continue reading Why A Pastor, Part 2
I am often asked what made me decide to be a Pastor, when I knew I wanted to be a Pastor, how I knew what God was calling me to do, etc. Well, as much as I have tried to boil it down into a short answer, it's actually a long story - one that … Continue reading Why A Pastor?