James W. Gordon is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and has served in Nebraska for the past nineteen years as a local church pastor and, more recently, as the Interim Regional Minister. In addition to his work in the church, Jim has served as a counselor and as an institutional chaplain. His educational background includes a B. A. from Northwestern College, a Master of Divinity degree from Bethel Theological Seminary and a D. Min. from Phillips Graduate Seminary. He is committed to the mission of making disciples who are fully formed and fully obedient followers of Jesus Christ.