Church Health & Growth


Witness, consultant, overseer (2011-present)

DMin (Gordon-Conwell); MDiv (Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary); MTh (Univ. of Chicago); BA (Eastern Mennonite Univ.); Fuller School of Intercultural Studies

Ministry Experience – church planting (1977-1982); pastoral ministry, Mechanicsburg Christian Fellowship (1978-1982); faculty, Rosedale Bible College (1968, 1976-79, 1989-94+); worker, Rosedale Mennonite Missions (1982-1989); mission administration, Eastern Mennonite Missions (1994-2011)


  • New Testament Church Planting: Jesus and Paul (4)
  • Church Planting in Christian History (2)
  • Church Planting Today: Global Case Studies (4)

Setting – classroom, retreat, sermon series



Pastor of Locust Grove Mennonite Church (1984-present)
BA (Cedarville University); graduated from Rosedale Bible College
Ministry Experience – We Care Prison Ministry (1981-1982)


  • Acts, Bible conference, Perspectives Course      
  • A Shepherd Looks at the Good Shepherd, men’s meeting, leadership retreat, pastors’ groups
  • Spiritual Disciples or themes of Spiritual Direction, large or small group, spiritual retreat, renewal meetings

Selected sermons from books of the Bible for renewal meetings, worship events or small groups: Genesis, Exodus, Deuteronomy,
I Samuel, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Mark, Acts, Ephesians, I Timothy, Revelation