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Work History

May 2017Present


Common Grace Coffee Co.
Mar 2014April 2017

Director of Coffee

Café Con Leche

Chose coffees to feature. Developed relationships with farmers. Roasted coffee. Trained baristas and offered customer education opportunities. 

Jan 2013Present


Coffee Owl

I started a company to offer scientific analysis, equipment repair and operations consulting to coffee shops.

Nov 2013Mar 2014

Delivery Driver

Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company

I delivered the coffee products to customers, engaged in customer service conversations, offered consultation about opperations and provided tech support for coffee equipment. 

May 2012Jul 2013


Populace Coffee
  • Roasted coffee
  • Developed systems for quality control and tracking.
  • Espresso machine and roaster maintenance
Oct 2003Dec 2011


Sebewaing Assembly of God

Pastored this church along side my wife who is also an ordained minister. She had the executive/administrative portfolio and I had the family ministry portfolio.

Jan 2005Feb 2006


The Harvest Coffeehouse and Beanery
Apr 2003Sep 2003


Sehnerts Bakery
May 2002Dec 2002

Family Pastor

South Side Assembly of God
Jun 2000Jun 2002

Customer Service Representative

Rust Consulting
Sep 1996Jun 2000

Director of Children's Ministry

Faribault Assembly of God



May 2008Present


Assemblies of God
May 2002Present

License to Preach

Assemblies of God


Jeff Kennedy

We work together on the Called Convention

Wally Reames

Wally was the presbyter for the Thumb Section most of the time I have served Sebewaing.



Speaking Spanish
I have acted in and directed many Community Theater plays. I have participated in numerous church plays. I competed in National Fine Arts Festivals receiving many Superior-Superior marks.
Motion Graphics
Espresso preparation and training
Spiritual Direction


Philosophy of Ministry

Core Values

It is my life's dream is to engage disciples from childhood through parenthood in the transformative richness of Christ. The following core values help me live that dream life.

1   A Christ Enraptured Life

I am committed to living life to the rhythm of classical spiritual disciplines, depth of intimacy with Christ and attention to the care of my soul.

2   A Family Centered Life

My family tops my priorities and intimacy with my wife and children is very important to me.

3   A Communal Life

I am committed to building community of Christ loving disciples of all ages.

4   An Artisanal Life

I believe in crafting, in quality, in creativity and especially when it comes to coffee.

5   A Health-filled Life

I want to live my life in sustainable ways both to my body and my environment.

6   A Quixotic Life

I live my life tilting at the windmills of injustice.

7   A Fun-filled Life

I want to live a life of celebration befitting a happy God

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