Pastor Jim grew up attending church but remained unsaved until his mid-thirties. After retiring as an Air Force veteran and consulting engineer, Jim is now serving as an Assistant Pastor and a Biblical Counselor at Grace Community Bible Church. He has served in various ministries roles for the past 20 years.
Pastor Jim is a certified Biblical Counselor (ACBC) and is a student at Central Baptist Theological Seminary. He also serves as a math tutor with South Heights Christian Classes in Burnsville.
Pastor Jim resides in Lakeville with his wife Kimberly and their four children. Kimberly stepped back from the medical profession and business ownership to raise and school their children. The children are involved in Christian schools, homeschool cooperatives, and community athletics. The family likes to spend time on outdoor adventures and camping.