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Occupation Pastor
Location Ohio, United States
Introduction Husband and Father, Pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Chesterland, OH
Interests Theology, Minor League Baseball, Sci-Fi Cinema, Reading, Road Trips, Golf, Sports Journalism, Listening to "The Big One"-- WTAM 1100 AM--especially Tom Hamilton
Favorite Movies It's A Wonderful Life, Hoosiers, Godzilla (1954/56), King Kong (1933), The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mighty Joe Young (1949), the Star Wars saga, Destroy All Monsters, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Crouching Tiger--Hidden Dragon, The Legend of Boggy Creek
Favorite Music Hymnody and Liturgical Music:, Concordia Theological Seminary Kantorei, St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Fort Wayne IN)Children's Choir, John Behnke, Marty Haugen, Blues:, Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert King, Guy Davis, Jazz:, Wynton Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Christian McBride, Harry Connick Jr., Joshua Redman, Jane Monheit, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Sci-Fi Soundtracks
Favorite Books Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters by August Ragone, Christ Have Mercy by Matthew Harrison, Heaven on Earth by Arthur A. Just, The Making of Star Wars by JW Rinzler, Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman, The Selected Sermons of Norman Nagel, Ha! Ha! Among the Trumpets by Martin Franzmann, The Practice of Pastoral Theology by James Bollhagen, Meditations from the Seminary Chapel by Donald Deffner, Dying to Live by Harold Senkbeil, Everyday Faith by Terry Pluto, Poetic Remedies of Healing by Leslie Hunter, Godzilla On My Mind by William Tsutsui, Gathered Guests: A Guide to Worship in the Lutheran Church by Timothy Maschke, Loose Balls: The Short Wild Life of the American Basketball Association by Terry Pluto, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe and the Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, A Season on the Brink by John Feinstein, First Person Singular: Reflections on Worship Liturgy and Children by Carl Schalk, Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor, Mysterious America by Loren Coleman, Operation Trojan Horse and the Mothman Prophecies by John Keel, Luther the Reformer by James Kittleson, In The Fullness Of Time by Dr. Paul Maier, The Lutheran Confessions, The Holy Bible