Dr. David Glesne was born and raised in Underwood, Minnesota, a small farming community in west central Minnesota. A life long Lutheran. Attended ConcordiaCollege in Moorhead, Minnesota, Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota and received a D. Min. degree from Fuller Seminary, in Pasadena, California. Currently, he is senior pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church of Fridley, Minnesota, residing in Coon Rapids. Prior to Redeemer, spent 17 years pastoring in Joliet, Illinois and two years serving a new mission start in Yorba Linda, California. My major vocational interests are in: 1) developing leaders in the church today, 2) communicating the timeless truth of the Gospel in a new generation, 3) reaching lost people for Christ, 4) calling people to a life fully devoted to Jesus Christ, and 5) encouraging people to become students of the Bible.