Rev. Stephen Preus graduated from CTS with a Masters of Divinity in 2011. He was ordained on August 5, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Vinton, IA, where he currently serves. He earned a Masters of Sacred Theology from CTS (2018). He serves as secretary of St. Philip Lutheran Missionary Society. He has guest lectured at Lutheran Theological Seminary-Tshwane, Pretoria, South Africa. He has presented at numerous conferences on a number of topics, including his master’s thesis: The Fear of God. He is married to Margaret. They have three sons.