Pastor Don

Don is currently the pastor at Troy Mills Christian Church. He has a rich and diverse history in ministry. His ministry experience includes traveling as a children’s evangelist and Sunday school training specialist; directing the World Missions department for the Iowa Ministry Network; serving as an associate pastor at First Assembly in Cedar Rapids and as an interim pastor in several small AG churches. He is one of the founding instructors at the Iowa School of Ministry and authors the “Thursday Night Bible study” on Facebook, with over 950 members.

Originally from Alton, Illinois, Don grew up as a 3rd generation Pentecostal, preacher’s kid and St. Louis Cardinals fan. His wife Kris is a diehard Cubs fan. They have managed to make this work; they will soon celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. Their oldest son, David, and new wife Tristen, are both involved in worship ministry at River of Life church in Cedar Rapids. Their youngest son Sean will be moving back to Cedar Rapids soon to take a marketing position with a B2B publication.