Children: Alexa, Sophia, Dallas, Isaiah and Ian and our dogs Zoe and Gratzi.
Where I Met My Spouse: At her church while on a tour representing my college (yes, she was in high school :))
Occupation: Lead Pastor at New Life CityChurch
Where I grew up: St. Cloud, MN
Favorite Books (other than the Bible): Searching for God Knows What by Donald Miller, Being the Body by Chuck Colson, What’s so Amazing About Grace by Phillip Yancey, How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, Experiencing God by Henry Blackaby, and When helping hurts by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert
Where is home now: Downtown Kansas City
Hero: The Apostle Paul and Michael Jordan
Personal Motto: To help others discover their purpose and be used by God to change the city by building relationships that are authentic and productive.
Favorite Movie: Gladiator
Favorite Musician: Matthew West
Pet Peeves: Holes in my socks and overpriced dinners
Favorite Passage of Scripture: “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 8:1
Favorite TV Show: Currently, home remodeling shows.
Favorite Sports Teams: The Kansas City Chiefs and Sporting KC.
How I Met Christ: As a young teenager, I realized that I was missing a relationship with Jesus. I had a lot of knowledge about Him, but I didn’t know Him. Since then, I continue to discover how HUGE my mountain of sin is that has been forgiven. I am amazed that God will never love me anymore and He will never love me any less.
Spare Time: family time, watch our kids play soccer, bike at Swope Park, ride scooters downtown, mow the lawn, hang out with Leigh-Ann
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