Lead Pastor

Describe your role at NewCov:

I serve as the Lead Pastor, which means I get to preach, cast vision and build teams.

Name your 5 most influential books:

The Bible
The Pursuit Of Excellence
The Kingdom Of God
5 Dysfunctions Of A Team
Attitude Is Everything

Your most guilty pleasure:


The most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen:

The opening of the Haitian feeding center… 300 kids praying and thanking God for their meal

The first question you’ll ask God when you get to Heaven:

Does Adam have a belly button?

How long have you been serving at NewCov:

Since 1987

Your spouse’s, children’s, and grandchildren’s names:

I’m married to Katie, and we have three kids: Tyler, Ryan, and Kyndel

You spend your free time doing what:

Spend time with family, fishing, and watching Kyndel play soccer

Where did you grow up:

Rochester, Minnesota

Most fulfilling part of serving at NewCov:

Shepherding, leading, and witnessing transformation