Kurt has been in pastoral ministry since 1976 and now serves as the founding and senior pastor of Eastpoint Church in Spokane Valley, Washington (www.eastpointchurch.com).
He has also been a staff pastor at two mega-churches, a church planter, and he has successfully rebooted two churches. Besides his current ministry role, Kurt has extensive experience as a banker and business systems analyst. Kurt is an author of seven books, an active blogger, itinerate speaker, and a highly-regarded international consultant and trainer.
Kurt married his high school sweetheart (Laura) in 1975 and they have four children and ten grandchildren. His hobbies include reading, long walks with his wife, and anything to do with the deep blue sea or occasionally jumping out of perfectly good airplanes!