March 8, 2017 | Posted by Eva Baker
When I was eighteen it was finally time for me to buy my first car. Why did I wait so long? No money. Sigh. The truth is that although I could have purchased a car earlier I could not afford all of the other expenses that happen afterwards. I had to wait until I was […]
March 1, 2017 | Posted by Ashley Davis
Don’t have your life planned out? No problem! Sometimes it can be hard to plan for the future as a high school student because there are so many options. Indeed, it can seem overwhelming. Between school, career decisions, part time jobs and applying for colleges and scholarships, there are a lot of things a high […]
February 22, 2017 | Posted by Jenna Johnson
Younger students can get so caught up in other things during their busy lives. Before you know it, you’re a senior in high school and getting ready for college. The only problem with that is college costs money. Lots of money. No wonder the number one thing that most college students struggle with is paying […]
February 15, 2017 | Posted by Karina Rovey
College. Ironically, it can often seem like it’s the epicenter of high school. In our world, high school is seen as a mere stepping stone on the way up to higher education. However, the raw price of tuition at a university or college is by no means cheap. In many circumstances, it isn’t even affordable. […]
February 13, 2017 | Posted by Billy Brath
I used to be a Character Performer at Walt Disney World. (Google it without kids around!) That job had me in many different pairs of oversized shoes as I entertained the crowds. Each costume came with different actions, attitudes, and looks. I had to think about how a silly man-dog would run around or a […]
February 10, 2017 | Posted by LCEF
Loans are a part of life, particularly for large purchases like automobiles and homes. Yet, they are far from simple. Take the loan concept cost of funds, for example. In laymen terms, cost of funds (COF) is the interest that a financial institution must pay to investors for the use of their money to make […]
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.