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Senior Pastor

Paul Elgin

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Hometown:

Seattle area, Washington State

 

Family:

Wife Elizabeth and kids Lucas and Sarah

 

Duties:

Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church

 

Passions:

Sharing the Word of God, finding time for family

 

Philosophy of Ministry and Life:

The chief aim of man is to glorify God and to enjoy him forever

 

Scriptures:

Psalm 8, Romans 8

 

Education/Ordination:

Bachelor’s in Education, Pacific Lutheran University

Master’s in Performing Arts, University of Washington

Master’s in Divinity, Fuller Theological Seminary

 

Favorite Quotes:

Give me Jesus, Lord, give me Jesus.  You can have all of the rest, just give me Jesus.  Anonymous

 

Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.  Karl Barth

 

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. C.S. Lewis

 

How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God. 
Thomas Aquinas

 

Some people without brains do an awful lot of talking.  Scarecrow

 

Favorite music:

Current Pandora Songlist: A. Bruckner, L. Beethoven, W.A. Mozart, J. Strauss I, J. Cash.

 

Favorite Authors:

C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien

 

Interests: Reading, Writing, but no Arithmetic

 

Strange but True: Had my five seconds of fame on CNN