Pastor Mike and his wife, Bonnie, reside here in Austin and part-time in Colorado. Bonnie has been a teacher in both Austin and Fredericksburg, TX. They enjoy spending time with their grandchildren in Austin and Iowa City, IA. Pastor Mike was the pastor at St. John Lutheran in Bishop, Texas from 1977 to 1984 and at Ascension Lutheran in Austin from 1984 to 1999. He was the senior pastor at Zion Lutheran in Fredericksburg from 1999 to 2011. He has been intentionally trained with recent interim/transitional work at Immanuel Lutheran in Comfort, Texas, Bethel Lutheran in Madison, WI, and most recently at St. Paul Lutheran in Mason, Texas.