Rev. Mark Preus graduated from CTS with a Masters of Divinity in 2008. He earned a Masters of Arts in Classics, Greek and Latin from the University of Kansas. He was ordained in 2010.He has served as pastor of St. Andrews Lutheran Church and Campus Center in Laramie, WY since September 14, 2014. He has presented at a number of conferences on topics including Lutheran hymnody. He is the author of many hymns and poems. He loves Lutheran hymns. He is married to Becky. They have five sons and five daughters.