Children: Lily (12) and Ellie (9)
Years at current IBC Church: 10+ (youth, 1985-1990; associate pastor, 2006-2009; senior pastor, 2009-present).
Other IBC churches: attended Emanuel Baptist Church, Hoensbroek, The Netherlands, as a child (1984-85).
Brief profile of your church: North Sea Baptist Church is a family of internationals from all over the world who have come to Stavanger, Norway, usually for work in the oil industry, a job at the local NATO base, or due to marrying a Norwegian. The church has strong programs for men, women, and children, which often impact many people outside of our church including the unchurched. Additionally, the church has a strong focus on impacting other international churches and doing missions around the world.
Ways you are involved in the IBC: Have served on the youth, Interlaken, and Strategy Planning teams as well as the Executive Council and former Captain of the Nordic-Baltic (now Northern Europe) LEAD Team. Currently the Director of Empowering Leaders.
Other ministry interests: partnering with other international churches, Fresch Ministries International
Personal interests and hobbies: Travel (68 countries and counting), gadgets/computers (used to run my own custom computer business), board and video games with my family, movies (used to have an agent as an actor in Houston)
Favorite/Life Bible Verse: John 3:30