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From North Dakota to New York City

What a blessing it was to recently celebrate my wife’s 50th birthday! As a pastor, perhaps in any profession and certainly in life, your spouse is your greatest attribute or your greatest anchor; your greatest blessing or your greatest barrier. I am thankful my wife is my greatest attribute and blessing. Prairie Heights Community Church has grown from a few people in our living room to weekly impacting over 2,500 people in Fargo and Bismarck. While the sole reason for that is through the grace and power of God, the number one “human” factor is because of the skill, leadership, partnership and commitment of my wife.

For her 50th birthday we went on a trip to a part of the United States we have never visited. For two North Dakota kids to travel to Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York City was incredible.

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