At a glance:
Place of birth? St. Paul Alberta born and raised…..on the playground is where….(-:
Kids? Yes 4!!
What Church are you at? Bethel in St. Paul
How long have you been there? Five years
Q: What’s your favorite city to visit?
A: Truth be told, I don’t relish the city life. But do enjoy the odd jaunt to E-town.
Q: Favorite Movie?
A: Dances with Wolves
Q: Do you remember when and where you were called to ministry?
A: On my way to a hutterite colony to purchase a cow…(not for sacrificial reasons) about 5 years ago.
Q: What’s your least favorite fast food joint?
A: DQ. Not sure why?
Q: Any pet peeves?
A: I’ve had to think way to hard about this so…..
Q: What’s the biggest mistake you ever made in ministry? What’d you learn?
A: Overfilled the baptism tank and flooded part of the church. God will manifest in the natural what he wants to do in the spiritual (-:
Q: What’s your favorite piece of tech for doing youth ministry?
A: I knew this question was coming and I plead the fifth. We have some pretty sharp young adult leaders who handle this department for me.
Q: What do you enjoy doing outside of youth ministry?
A: Just about anything outdoors, really love hunting.
Q: Do you have a particular area that your focusing on right now with your students? Why?
A: Small groups. Cause Ken said so…..Seriously though small groups, relationships seem to make the biggest and lasting impact in a kid’s life.
Q: Yea or nay to all-nighters?
A: Just mulling over doing our first ever!
Q: What’s the best event you’ve ever done with students?
A: In house retreat where we slept at the church for two nights. We concluded the weekend by having our youth attend Sunday morning service. Quite a few parents showed up to check out the service as well, win! win!
Q: If you could gather all the youth pastors in our province in a room, what would you want to say to them?
A: Keep it simple. It will get complicated and maybe even a little messy all by itself.
Q: What’s your favorite part of being a youth pastor?
A: Seeing the lights come on for the first time.