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Church Career

l. Church Affiliation:

  • Member of Snyder Lane Baptist Church, Rohnert Park California.

2. Church Ministry:

  • a. Pastor of Snyder Lane Baptist Church - Rohnert Park, California (part time) from 2004 to present.
  • b. Pastor and founder of the North Bay Farsi Community Church in Novato, California (part time) 2008 to present.
  • c. Missionary - Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board (1965 to present)
    • i. Started and pastored four churches in three countries during this period.
    • ii. Began and led the Baptist Youth Center in Salzburg, Austria from 1966 to 1975. (During this period about 600 young people accepted Christ.)
    • iii. Home Mission Director for the Austrian Baptist Union from 1970 to 1981.
    • iv. Member of Austrian Baptist Missions Committee (a committee of the European Baptist Federation from 1965 to 1981)
    • vi. Appointed Regional Consultant for Evangelism and Church Growth for Europe and the Middle East in 1982
    • vii. Chairman of the European Baptist Federation Committee for Mission to Muslims in Europe from 1985 to 1994. Main task was to develop a Strategy for missions to the Muslim population in Europe for the European Baptists.
    • viii. Have lectured at Baptist Seminaries in Denmark, Germany, Hungary. Lebanon, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Ukraine, the United States, Yugoslavia, Columbia, Switzerland, and Indonesia.
    • ix. European coordinator of Master Life Discipleship Training from 1981 to 1995. (During this time approximately 20,000 persons from 28 different countries took the course.

3. Other Experience:

Memberships:
  • a. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Social Fraternity
  • b. Sigma Tau Honorary Engineering Fraternity
  • c. New Mexico Society of Professional Engineers
  • d. National Society of Professional Engineers (Registered civil engineer)
  • e. American Society of Missiology
  • f. International Missiological Association
  • g. European Church Growth Association (President 1994-1996)
  • h. Arbeitskreis fur Evangelikale Missiologie
  • i. Arbeitskreis fur Evangelikale Theologie
  • j. Association Evangelical Professors of Missions (Europe)
Honors:
  • a. Listed in Marquis' "Who's Who in the West" (19S0 to l981 and 1985 to 1986)
  • b. Listed in” Who’s Who in Technology"
  • c. Listed in "Who's Who in the World" (Marquis; 1987-1988)
  • d. Listed in Marquis’ “Who’s Who in the United States” - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Hobbies
  • a. Jogging (average of 10 kilometers per day) and Marathons
  • b. Racquetball, Squash, and Tennis
International Activities
  • a. Fluent in German
  • b. Have ministered in over ninety countries

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