My vocation (or calling in life): pastor.
My congregation: The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Monroeville, Pa.
My faith background is (if applicable): Lutheran, Disciples of Christ, Baptist and Lutheran again.
My favorite Bible verse: The one who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! (Revelation 22:20).
My favorite potluck dish: Swiss chard.
My favorite junk food: McAnything.
I like my coffee: strong and black.
My perfect day: no day is perfect.
Someone who inspires me: the Holy Spirit.
People would be surprised to know that: not all mainline religions are alike.
The hymn I want played at my funeral: I’m hoping Jesus comes back before I die.
The ministry I’m most passionate about: evangelism.
I feel most Lutheran when: I wear my “Sola” T-shirt.
What “living Lutheran” means to me: living every day.
I’m doing God’s work with my hands when: I do anything in faith.