Served Parkersburg CRC from 4/2001 until my retirement o 12/31/2007. Since then I served a 1 year Interim in the Austinville CRC and in the Faith Presbyterian Church of Ackley, Iowa, then served a 9 month interim in the Trinity CRC of Ames. I am presently serving as inerim pastor in the Hollandal, MN CRC. My wife Betty and I still live in Parkersburg. We have totally recovered and fixed up from the devastating EF5 tornado whih destroyed a thirf of our town on May 25, 2008. Presently I am a Missions Mobilizer for CRWM and am also Regional Pastor for Classis Northcentral Iowa
Aside from preaching my interests lie in golfing, fishing, walking and travelling with Betty
A good question. I hope to finish reading Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila, then go on to Dark Night of the Soul by St John of the Cross and later The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa of...posted on: What Books Are on Your 2018 Reading List?
Thank you for your article. I miss one aspect of pastoral ministry or function in your article, and that is to pray. Prayer for the congregation and community. Although much may be changing, I...posted on: The Evolution of the Pastoral Ministry
Yes, I listen to mucis while working on sermons, I listen to Christian paino music, particularly to Dino.posted on: Do you listen to music when writing sermons?
I am retired now, but when in full time ministry I found out that the most valuable reporting was accomplished when I reported on my prayer life (what have you been praying for?) and on my...