Pastor Bushre is 38 years old. He's been married to his wife, Julie, for 11 years. They have three children: Aidan, 9, Allison, 7, and Declan, 2. Pastor Bushre received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI, in 1998, and a Master of Divinity from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO, in 2003. His first call in the ministry was to St. John's Lutheran Church in Lyons, NE, where he served for five years. He has been at St. John's Lutheran Church, Geneseo, IL, since 2008.