TRIBE: My wife Tami, who loves warm weather and California beaches, works as a Registered Nurse. Amber, my oldest daughter will soon get married to Luke Hiedbrink. They will live for the next year in Orange County, CA before Amber heads off for PhD studies at the University of Northern Colorado. My second daughter Abbie recently graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University and resides and works in San Diego, CA. I love it when she come home and sing for us in church. Thankfully all pets have moved out of the house.
DRIVE: Last summer I moved into a Rav4, after driving a ’99 Beetle for a year.
Fiction: Grisham, Clancy, Cornwell, Dekker.
Non-fiction: The God Bearing Life, Broken in the Right Place, Run with the Bulls, The Divine Conspiracy. Getting Things Done. Renovation of the Heart
Magazines: Sports Illustrated
EAT: Favorite Pizza- Giordano’s Downtown Chicago; Favorite Burgers: IN N OUT. Favorite Ice Cream: Maggie Moo’s (Yummm!)
WATCH: Bears Football, NCIS, Bones.
LISTEN: Third Day, Big Daddy Weave, Hillsong United, ESPN Radio & Joy FM 99.1
DO: Golf, Volleyball, a little softball.
GO: Anywhere Tami will let me go with her. Professional Baseball, High School Football.
COOL: Time with my wife and girls. Long walks with my wife on the beach. Visiting downtown Chicago.
UNCOOL: Genocide; bullying; being dissed for being a Bears/ Cubs Fan.
The Official Stuff: Rev. Dr. Earl L. Gillett
Graduated: Unity High School (Tolono, IL) 1985;
BA, Olivet Nazarene University 1989;
MDiv., Nazarene Theological Seminary 1992,
DMin., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary 2013.
Work Experience: I spent 11 years traveling the country as a Youth Pastor. Along the way I served Anaheim (CA) First Nazarene, Nall Ave. Nazarene (Prairie Village, KS), Indianapolis (IN) Westside Nazarene, Wanamaker Woods Nazarene(Topeka, KS), Hendersonville (TN) Nazarene, Hermitage (TN) United Methodist.
I pastored Milwaukee (WI) First Church from July 2003- August 2014.
I became the pastor at Roxana Nazarene in August 2014.
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