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Minister

L. John Eagen, American minister. Ordained to ministry Christian and Missionary Alliance, 1982. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1977. Legislation advisor Committee for Minnesota House of Representatives, since 1984. Member Greater Minneapolis Association Evangelicals (board directors since 1990), Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Eagen, L. John was born on August 7, 1947 in Minneapolis. Son of Reginald Kenneth and Vivienne (Clark) Eagen.

Education

Bachelor, Bethel College, St. Paul, 1970. Master of Science in Education, Bemidji State University, 1972. Doctor of Education, Texas Technology University, 1980.

Career

Teacher, Center High School, St. Paul, 1970-1974; department chairman mathematics, Center High School, St. Paul, 1972-1974; assistant to director admissions, St. Paul Bible College, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota, 1974; assistant to director admissions, director finance aid, St. Paul Bible College, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota, 1974-1976; associate director admissions, director finance aid, St. Paul Bible College, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota, 1976-1977; director admissions, director finance aid, St. Paul Bible College, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota, 1977-1979; vice president for academic administration, St. Paul Bible College, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota, 1979-1981; president, St. Paul Bible College, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota, 1981-1987; youth pastor, Emmanuel Methodist Church, Minneapolis, 1969-1971; youth pastor, Church of the Open Door, Robbinsdale, Minnesota, 1971-1974; interim pastor, Bethany Alliance Church, St. Peter, Minnesota, 1975; interim pastor, Apple Valley (Minnesota) Alliance Church, 1976; interim pastor, The Village Evangelical Free Church, Delano, Minnesota, 1977; founder, president, H.I.S. (Home Inspirational Studies) Ministries, Minneapolis, 1975-1981; senior pastor, Grace Church Edina, Edina, Minnesota, since 1987. Speaker in various capacities throughout United States, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chine, Peoples Republic of China, Colombia, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, The Philippines, Peru, Singapore, Taiwan, Virgin Islands, since 1969. Administration, organization and planning consultant to colleges and Christian organizations, since 1980.

Member research commission American Association Bible Colls., 1981-1982. Member board of managers The Christian and Missionary Alliance, Nyack, New York, 1982-1987. Member and Chairman, Board Of Directors, Okoboji Lakes Bible and Missionary Conference Association, Arnold Park, Iowa, 1983-1989.

Team member, chairman Accreditation Evaluation Teams, American Association Bible Colls., 1983-1987. Board directors American Association Bible Colls., Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1984-1985. Board reference Berean League, since 1984, Association Church Missions Coms.,1987-.

Member of advisory board Minneapolis Christian Conciliation Svc., 1986-1987.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Christian and Missionary Alliance, 1982.

Membership

Legislation advisor Committee for Minnesota House of Representatives, since 1984. Member Greater Minneapolis Association Evangelicals (board directors since 1990), Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, Bible study, writing, family, athletics.

Connections

Married Phyllis L. Weisert, June 21, 1969. Children: David, Deborah, Daniel, Diane.

father:
Reginald Kenneth Eagen

mother:
Vivienne (Clark) Eagen

spouse:
Phyllis L. Weisert

child:
Deborah Eagen

child:
Diane Eagen

child:
Daniel Eagen

child:
David Eagen