Rev. Paul Larson is husband to Bee, and father to Gabe (& Mikelle), Gracia, Nick (& Tessa), Karina, Nate (& Julia); and is granddad to two newborn grand-daughters. He was raised in the faith at Elim LB Church in Clearbook, MN. He graduated from Lutheran Brethren Bible College (’82), and following was youth director at Yellowstone LBC in Billings, MT (’82-’85). He is a graduate of Rocky Mountain College (’85), LB Seminary (’88), and did subsequent doctoral studies at Fuller Theological Seminary. He was a church-planting pastor of Word of Life LB Church, Fort Collins, CO (88-91). He also pastored CLB congregations in California and Wisconsin: Calvary Community Church, Fullerton, CA (’91-’02); Bethesda LBC, Eau Claire, WI (’02-’14). He has served as CLB President since 2014.