About Me



Married to Jen McCabe on March 23, 2002 at the Episcopal Church in Almaden




Associate of Arts, Mt. San Antonio College, 1995


Bachelor of Arts, St. Olaf College, 1998


Additional study at the University of Paderborn, Germany, 1997


Additional study at the National University of Ireland, Galway, 1997


Additional study at the University of Wittenberg, Germany, 1998


Clinical Pastoral Education (4 units), Oregon State Hospital, 2000-2001


Parish Internship, St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newark, Ohio, 2002-2003


Master of Divinity, Trinity Lutheran Seminary, 2003


Ongoing Continuing Education through the Northern Rockies Institute of Theology




Borgund and Minnesota Valley Lutheran Churches, 2003-2005


Devon, Galata, and Trinity Lutheran Churches, 2005-present




Member, Chester Ministerium


Member, Shelby Ministerium


Regular Preacher and Bible Study Leader at the Marias Care Center, Marias Heritage Center, Liberty County Nursing Home, and, in my previous call, on the radio


Religious Volunteer/Guest Preacher, Crossroads Correctional Facility


Scoutmaster, Boy Scout Troop 555


Secretary, Montana Synod (ELCA) Golden Triangle Cluster


Volunteer judge at area high school speech and drama tournaments


Member, National Lutheran Association on Scouting




Eagle Scout Award, 1995


Life Member, National Eagle Scout Association


Brotherhood Status, Order of the Arrow, BSA


Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, 1994


Inducted into Theta Alpha Kappa, 1998


Assisted with the editing and preparation of the Biographical Dictionary of American Educators (Dr. Frederik Ohles, ed.), and the preparation, editing, and translation of Documents from the History of Lutheranism 1517-1750 (Dr. Eric Lund, ed.)


Served as the Audio/Visual Services Student Coordinator at Trinity Lutheran Seminary, 1999-2000, 2001-2002


Ordained into the Ministry of Word and Sacrament, December 14, 2003, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Newark, Ohio


Musician, proficient in Guitar, Tin Whistle, Recorder, and Percussion, as well as a Bass vocalist


Fluent in German and Scots Gaelic




The Bible Site – Click to donate a free Bible to a persecuted Christian


Book of Concord




International Monarchist League


Lutheran Hymnal MIDI Project


Online Searchable Bible


Voice of the Martyrs


What Lutherans Believe



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