Dean of Bishop’’s Appointive Cabinet, Iowa Annual Conference, 2007 to present;
Conference Superintendent, Central District, Iowa Annual Conference, 2004 to present;
Director, Evangelism and International Church Development, General Board of Discipleship, 2003-2004;
Director, Evangelism Ministries, General Board of Discipleship, 1999-2003;
Lead Pastor, Grace United Methodist Church, Spencer, Iowa, 1996-1999;
Associate Council Director (Evangelism and Congregational Development), Iowa Annual Conference, 1990-1996; Associate Pastor, Calvary United Methodist Church, Ames, Iowa, 1987-1990;
Pastor, Brethren Church, Libertyville, Iowa 1981-1983
Cabinet Representative to Board of Global Ministries, Iowa Annual Conference, United Methodist Church, 2005-2007
Co-Founded Children’s Orphanage for victims of Tsunami, Sri Lanka, 2005
Cabinet Representative to Board of Ordained Ministry and the Joint Committee of Board of Ordained Ministry, Iowa Annual Conference, United Methodist Church, 2004 - present
Cabinet Representative to Christian Unity and Inter-Religious Concerns, Iowa Annual Conference, United Methodist Church. 2004-2006
Tsunami Re-Development Efforts with The Methodist Church of Sri Lanka, 2004-present
Adjunct Faculty, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Course of Study, 2003-2004
General Secretary’s Cabinet, General Board of Discipleship, United Methodist Church, 2003, 2004
Consultant to Large Membership Church Initiative, General Board of Discipleship, 2000-2004
Consultant to First-time Senior Pastor Initiative, General Board of Discipleship, 2000-2004
Church Development Consultant to Annual Conferences (USA) and Regional Conferences (International), 1999-2004
Consultant to Council on Evangelism, General Board of Discipleship, 1999-2004
Consultant to The National Association of United Methodist Evangelists, 1999-2004
Trustee (Ex-Officio), Foundation for Evangelism, 1999-2004
Team Leader, Board of Ordained Ministry, Iowa Annual Conference, United Methodist Church, 1996-1999
Consultant to Evangelism, Worship, Spiritual Formation, Stewardship, Congregational Development, United Methodist Men, Hispanic Ministries, Board of Laity, Board of Global Ministries, Iowa Annual Conference, United Methodist Church, 1990-1996
National Disciple Training Leader, United Methodist Publishing House, 1996-1998
New Church Start in Uthangari, India, 1986-1988
Peace and Justice Ministries (Refugee and Immigration Reform), India, 1987-1988
Global Ministry Experiences in India, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Cameroon, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Sweden, Denmark and England, 1982 to present
Understanding My Faith Journey With Christ, Discipleship Resources, 2006
An Overview of the Biblical Foundations for New Church Development, Congregational Development Manual, General Board of Discipleship, 2004.
Offering Christ Today, On-line Version, Editor and Contributor, General Board of Discipleship, 2002-2004. Offering Christ Today, Editor and Contributor, General Board of Discipleship, 2000-2004.
Pastors of Growing Churches are Servant Leaders, Offering Christ Today, March 2004.
Back to our Basics: Recapturing Principles Espoused by John Wesley,
Offering Christ Today, January 2003.
The Source and Power for the Task of Evangelization, Growth and Renewal, Offering Christ Today, January 2002. The Nature and Mission of the Church, Offering Christ Today, November 2002.
Breaking Barriers for Growth, Offering Christ Today, Summer 2001.
Authored and developed the Iowa School for Lay Ministry Curriculum (Currently used by the Iowa Annual Conference), 1993.
Give Them to Eat, Peniel, Re-Creation Ministries, 1990
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