July 5, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis
It’s time to get real. The world we live in doesn’t value faith the way it should. Even though it’s hard to live out faith when others don’t value it, it is important to stand strong in your religion. Even when others tell you to shy away from it. During the school year, each day […]
June 28, 2017 | Posted by Jenna Johnson
When you start to get more and more money, it might be a good idea to open a savings account in a bank near you. Doing so will teach you good money saving skills for when you’re older. Otherwise, that money may end up burning a hole in your pocket … and you’ll have no […]
June 21, 2017 | Posted by Karina Rovey
Not long ago I went with my family to a contemporary Christian concert featuring Chris Tomlin, Big Daddy Weave and others. Not only was I amazed by their talent, but I was amazed by something bigger: the power of contemporary Christian music to unite people. It was truly incredible to be one of 15,000 people […]
June 14, 2017 | Posted by Karina Rovey
Sometimes it can feel like we’re lost in the teenage world without a map. Choices to be considered, decisions to be made. We often get so stuck in the little struggles of teenager-dom that we fail to see the bigger picture. But the thing we sometimes forget to realize is that we do have a […]
June 7, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis
Summer is fast approaching. And we need activities to keep the boredom at bay. Hanging out with friends is great. Unfortunately, it can also be expensive. So how do you have fun without spending all of your savings? My friends and I are pretty wacky. Believe me. So we do some outlandish stuff when we get […]
May 31, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis
You’re busy. I get it. I’m busy too. But going to youth events is important. And attending more of them is something we can all work on. Being more involved in your youth group can have a lot of benefits. These include: Growing closer to the people in your youth group Growing in your faith […]
As a consultant for Capital Funding Services (CFS), Randy enjoys assisting the Lord’s people in experiencing the joys of generosity. He is a firm believer in the Scriptural truth that “whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully” (2 Corinthians 9:6). He says, “Stewardship is simply reflecting the image of our generous God, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing.” His leadership has encouraged his congregation to provide generous support for ministries locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
Randy has been a parish pastor for 35 years. For the past 28 years, he has been serving First Immanuel Lutheran Church, Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Leading a large congregation has enabled him to experience six capital campaigns, allowing him to provide great insights to pastors in capital campaigns and stewardship.
Randy has served Concordia University Wisconsin as an adjunct professor of theology for 26 years. In 2010, the university awarded him the honor of “Distinguished Alumnus.” He has also served 12 years on the South Wisconsin District Board of Directors, including six years as Board Chair and First Vice President of the district. He conducts seminars on generosity and provides encounters for parish pastors to discuss cultural issues and the church’s impact.
Randy resides in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, with his wife, Diana, who is the South Wisconsin District’s Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s District Vice President. They have two married daughters and three granddaughters. Randy’s mission statement is to serve God by serving others.