a) About

Grew up in Ponca City, Oklahoma and Houston, Texas. I am a Lutheran (LC-MS) pastor, currently serving LifeBridge Community Church in Sealy, Texas. I am married to a wonderful woman and have two great boys (b.1999 and b.2001). Our youngest has Trisomy 21 (the most common form of Down syndrome).



  • Further the saving Gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed. Take daily steps to be the most faithful servant and disciple of Jesus possible.
    • Be in Scripture daily and in prayer continually.
    • Be present, available, and loving to my family as Christ is to and for me.
  • Work with the Body of Christ and others to end sex trafficking.
    • Share the love, healing, and forgiveness of the Lord Jesus with those caught-up in sex trafficking.
    • Advocate for victims of sex trafficking.
    • Work to have laws enforced and changed to end sex trafficking.
  • Work with the Body of Christ at LifeBridge Community Church to be the love, hands, and feet of Jesus in our community and the world.
    • Help the family of LifeBridge and people in and around Sealy, Texas, put their faith and gifts into action.
    • Do godly work that makes a difference in my family, community, and world.
    • Work with other members of the Body of Christ in other congregations and organizations to focus and align the work to be done.




  • Presenter at the 2020 Healing After Abortion Virtual Conference
    October 30, 2020
  • Board of Directors — Sealy Pregnancy Resource Center
  • 11/2018 – Present
  • 08/2021 – Vice President
  • Member of the Sealy Ministerial Alliance (Resale Shop)
    09/2018 – Present
  • “Coach” orientation via the Texas District of the LCMS to help church planters
    09/2012 – 08/2018 [approx.] 
  • “Graduate” of the Pastoral Leadership Institute
    06/2007 – 07/2011
  • LCMS Pastoral Voting Delegate
    1998 Convention
    2007 Convention
  • Involvement with “D.A.D.S.” {“Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome”}
    Fall, 2006 – Present
  • Involvement with the Down Syndrome Association of Houston {DSAH}
    Fall, 2006 – Present
  • Certified Child Educational Advocate through the “Parent Leadership Support Project;” Georgia Advocacy Office of the Georgia Governor’s Office
  • Board of Directors, Bethesda Lutheran Homes & Services, Inc.
    11/2003 – 07/2007
  • FL-GA District Stewardship Advisory Council
  • Certified Stephen Ministry Leader
    Spring, 2000
  • LCMS Pastoral Voting Delegate
    1998 Convention
  • FG Great Commission Convocation Planning Committee
    11/1998 – 08/1999
  • LCMS Chaplain, University of Central Florida; Orlando, FL
    02/1998 – 12/1998
  • Florida-Georgia District Website Administrator
    10/1997 – 08/1999
  • Member of the Florida-Georgia District (FL-GA) Technology Task Force
    08/1997 – 03/1998
  • BOD, Orlando Luther Middle & High School; Orlando, FL
    04/1997 – 08/1999