Karl Vaters

Name: Karl Vaters

Age: 55

Years in ministry: 34

Education: BS in pastoral ministry, Bethany University. Currently working on a Master’s degree in Church Leadership from Vanguard University, Costa Mesa.

Ordained by: Assemblies of God

What I love to do – and actually get paid for: Lead Pastor, Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, Fountain Valley, California

Years at this church: 22

Size of church: About 200

Family: One wife, Shelley, of 32 years. Three kids, Veronica, Matt & Phil. One son-in-law, Sam, who took the above photo. One grandson, coming soon!

Place photo taken: Sitting on the roof of the church

Manliest feat of my life: Walking across Grand Canyon in a single day (three times, so far)

Second manliest feat of my life: Jumping out of an airplane (once, so far)

Wimpiest moment of my life: Screaming like a little girl after being startled by a spider in an outhouse, causing me to drop my flashlight… well… you know where

Most disgusting moment of my life: Retrieving the flashlight

About the author : Karl Vaters

Karl Vaters

Name: Karl Vaters Age: 55 Years in ministry: 34 Education: BS in pastoral ministry, Bethany University. Currently working on a Master’s degree in Church Leadership from Vanguard University, Costa Mesa. Ordained by: Assemblies of God What I love to do – and actually get paid for: Lead Pastor, Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, Fountain Valley, California

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