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About Me

Below is a timeline my work, education, important life events, and other random items of interest. A more traditional bio can be found here. Enjoy!

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2019
I begin as the pastor of [church name], [city name]

I begin as the pastor of [church name], [city name]

On some [date] the congregation of [church name], [city name] voted to call me as their next pastor.

2015
Women’s World Cup 2015

Women’s World Cup 2015

We had a chance to watch the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada, including the final match where the US Women won their third world cup!

2011
Don’t call me doctor

Don’t call me doctor

While I do not use the “Dr” in my title, I am grateful for the Honorary Doctor of Divinity awarded to me in 2011 by Austin College, a great Presbyterian Church (USA) related college. Go Roos! Watch the riveting video.

2008
Moderator mayhem

Moderator mayhem

In the summer of 2008 I was elected Moderator of the 218th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA), at that time, the youngest ever elected.

2003
And Youngest makes three

And Youngest makes three

In the summer of 2003 Analise came into the world. Annie. Life has never been the same!

2001
Middle makes her entrance

Middle makes her entrance

Four and half years after our first child was born, along came Abby, AKA Junkyard Piglet, because she may be small, but watch your fingers.

1996
Eldest is born

Eldest is born

1996 was the year that our family changed forever with the birth of our Eldest child, Evelyn, named¬†after Robin’s maternal grandmother.

1995
Sup Rev!

Sup Rev!

On October 29, 1995 I was ordained to the office of Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA). This pic is of many of the folks who gathered that day at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Stockton, CA.

1990
I do!

I do!

On a cool Saturday morning in San Francisco, CA, Robin Pugh and I got hitched.

1987
High School Graduate

High School Graduate

in 1987 I graduated from Luther Burbank High School and the Academy of Math Science and Engineering.

1969
Hello world!

Hello world!

Beatles break up, humans moonwalk, I was born in Stockton, CA at St. Joseph’s Hospital~

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