Rev. David A. Kind has been our campus pastor since 2001. He grew up in Wisconsin, but is an alumnus of the University of Minnesota (BA in History, ’92) and of ULC. He attended Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana (MDiv, ’96). He previously served as pastor of First Lutheran in Waldorf and St. John’s Lutheran in Minnesota Lake, MN, and as a seminary recruiter.
A member of the Board of Regents of Concordia University, St. Paul; Pastor Kind has served in the past on the Board of Directors for Higher Things (Dare to Be Lutheran!) and as HT’s Vice President. He is also a part-time instructor at Wittenberg Academy. Pastor Kind is the author of About Our Liturgy:Meaning, History and Practice (2003) and Oremus: A Lutheran Breviary (2015). He has written articles for several publications and is often asked to speak on topics related to the theology, history and worship of the Church. Frequently a guest on various Lutheran radio shows, Pastor is also a monthly guest on Jonathan Fisk’s show “Sharper Iron” on KFUO.
Pastor and his wife, Dana, live in Blaine. They have one child, Andrew. Pastor is an avid woodworker, jazz aficionado, gardener and Packer fan.