Andy grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He graduated from Whitworth University, Fuller Theological Seminary, and later earned a Doctor of Ministry from Pittsburgh Seminary and University of Aberdeen in Scotland. His Doctoral dissertation focused on intergenerational worship. His favorite author is C. S. Lewis.
Andy and his wife Janet have been married 30+ years and have three grown boys, two who graduated from Whitworth. Janet and Andy love the Pacific Northwest. They enjoy; biking, hiking, skiing, backpacking, photography, and God’s beautiful world.
His favorite scripture is the first one he memorized: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6