Wednesday Evening: "The Anointed King"

Rev. Joel Egge, President

President Egge served congregations in Marysville, WA; Pasadena, CA; and Briarcliff Manor, NY before being called to Lutheran Brethren Schools where he served as an instructor for a year, and then President for the following decade. In 2001 he was elected President of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren. President Egge and his wife Barbara live in Fergus Falls, MN and enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Rev. Joel Egge, President

Rev. Joel Egge, President


Thursday Morning: "The Heralded King"

Rev. Jim Erickson

Rev. Jim Erickson has served as a missionary in Cameroon for twenty years, as well as serving congregations in Minneapolis, MN; Eau Claire, WI; and Mayville, ND. In 2001 he served as Assistant to the Director for Africa Missions, and currently serves Calvary Community Church in Fullerton, CA since 2006. Rev. Erickson and his wife Marilyn have four adult children.

Rev. Jim Erickson

Rev. Jim Erickson


Thursday Evening: "The Glorified King"

Professor Brad Pribbenow

Professor Brad Pribbenow serves as the Professor of Old Testament Studies at Lutheran Brethren Seminary. He earned his MDiv from Lutheran Brethren Seminary and previously served Bethel Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls, MN. He is currently enrolled in a Doctorate program through Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. Professor Pribbenow is in the dissertation phase, writing on the topic of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s interpretation of the Psalms. He and his wife Melissa have four children.

Professor Brad Pribbenow

Professor Brad Pribbenow


Friday Morning: "The Lifted-Up King"

Rev. John Juhl

Rev. John Juhl served as a missionary to Kenya with World Mission Prayer League from 2000 to 2003. He received his MDiv from Luther Seminary in 1995 and served a congregation in ND before he left for the mission field. He went through colloquy in the Fall of 2005, serving Salem LB Church in Grand Rapids, MN, before his current ministry as associate pastor at Lutheran Brethren Fellowship Church in Williston, ND in 2008. Rev. Juhl is married to Tammy. They have five children, ranging in age from grade school to college.

Rev. John Juhl

Rev. John Juhl


Friday Evening: "The Messenger King"

Rev. Mark Jarvinen

Rev. Mark Jarvinen was ordained in 1981, serving congregations in Succasunna, NJ; Fargo, ND; Mt. Bethel, PA; and currently serves Community of Joy Church in Eagan, MN. He received his MDiv from Fuller Theological Seminary in 1979, and went through colloquy in 1980. He is also currently serving as a volunteer police chaplain in the city of Eagan. Rev. Jarvinen married Martha Rinden in 1976. They have three adult children and two grandchildren.

Rev. Mark Jarvinen