“from now on you will fish for people” – Jesus the Christ
B.S. Business Administration
Many fail to recognize the value of business acumen in today’s pastorate. Virgil’s studies at Upper Iowa University gave him a business-minded foundation that would prove advantageous in his years of church growth.
Master of Divinity
Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary offered a place to explore various theologies while developing valuable critical thinking skills. Virgil received an Award for Academic Excellence in Systematic Theology upon Graduation.
Doctor of Ministry
Wanting to forego the typical ivory tower approach, Virgil studied ways a pastor may improve their effectiveness when entering an existing congregation. His findings and doctoral dissertation is published under the title “You’re the Pastor, Now what?”, available on Amazon.