Professional Affiliations

10.2007 – present      Presbyterian Church USA                  Minister of Word and Sacrament

12.1998 – present      Alongside Ministries International       Missionary

Non-Profit Organizational Leadership

06.2019 – present      NGO Youth Solutions                      Founder, Board Chair          

09.2012 – present      Rapla Free Church                        Pastor       

09.2011 – 01.2016      Estonian Baptist & Free Church Union     Mission Council Secretary

09.2007 – 06.2012      Viimsi Free Church                       Associate Pastor

09.1999 – 06.2003      Viimsi Free Church                       Youth Minister

Business experience

10.2019 – present      The Moth Youth Cafe                       Founder, Manager

02.2018 - 12.2018      Rapla Friend to Friend 2ndhand store      Founder, Branch Manager


2017 – present         International Baptist Study Center        Doctoral Studies

09.2016 - 06.2017      University of Manchester                  Post Graduate Certificate

09.2003 - 06.2000      Regent College (Vancouver, Canada)        Masters of Divinity

09.1993 - 06.1997      Carroll College (Helena, MT, USA)         BA (English Lit, Pre-Med)

Consultation and Research Projects


2012 – ongoing Estonian EKB Church Union congregational consultation team

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Congregational coaching

2007 – ongoing                          Individual mentoring and coaching

2007 – ongoing Home-based marriage mentoring (system via Paddy & Carole Ducklow)

Unpublished denominational research

2017                                               Mixed methods investigation of factors contributing to congregational vitality in Estonian EKB churches.

2012-2016                                    Network analysis of inter-congregational partnerships and implications for regional mission effectiveness

Academic Publications

„The Space Between: Considering the Church as a Relational Subject“, The Journal of European Baptist Studies (19:2. 2019, pp. 9-20)


Languages                                    American English (mother tongue), Estonian (CEFR B2/C1)

Research methods                   qualitative and quantitative analysis, focus group facilitation, interviewing, social network analysis

Additional skills                          public speaking, grant writing