MCMA's team of specially

gifted associate ministers

available for service with

your church.




Since 1953, the Minnesota Church Ministries Association has provided services to churches and their leaders to help them more effectively carry out their ministries.  In the process, the Association has partnered with various ministries to offer their services to churches, often featured in Resource Exhibits at various events around the state.  In order to continue to connect churches with needed services MCMA Associates is now established as a team of ministry professionals who are endorsed by MCMA and offered to church leaders to consider to utilize in their work.  This roster of team members will grow over time and an expanded range of personalities and services will be made available.  Here are the current MCMA Associates ready to serve you…

Eric Hulstrand

Moving Forward Consulting

-Conflict Resolution (staff, board and congregational)

-Leadership Training/Mentoring

-Staff/Board Training with Myers-Briggs analysis

-Healthy Congregations™ facilitator

    (workshops for STAYING healthy!)


Eric has been a pastor for 26+ years in rural, city and suburban churches.  He has an M.Div. and taken further training from the state of MN in Conflict Resolution, is a Healthy Congregations™ facilitator, and a Myers-Briggs trained facilitator.  He started “Moving Forward” consulting over a year ago and has been working with congregations and non-profits in the areas of conflict, team dynamics and leadership.  He also is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Northwestern, St. Paul and the Master’s Institute Seminary.

Contact Information: 


Timothy Johnson

Minnesota Church Ministries Association

-Leadership Training

-Speaking at special events

-Sunday morning preaching

-Consultation with boards and committees

-Ministry mentoring and coaching

Timothy Johnson holds a B.A. from Trinity Intl University, two theological degrees from American

 Bible College, and an honorary degree from St. Thomas a Becket University. He has been

 Executive Director of Minnesota Church Ministries Asociation since 1984 and since 2003 has

 been ministering in Africa, developing pastors networks across the continent. Tim enjoys

 preaching and teaching on the themes of his book, The Gospel Nudge: How a Mentoring 

 Mindset Accomplishes the Mission of the Church, which helps people to make personal outreach

 a daily lifestyle.

Contact information:; 612-998-7783




Natt Miller

Minnesota Church Ministries Association

-Leadership Training

-Speaking at special events

-Sunday morning preaching

-Consultation with boards and committees

-Ministry mentoring and coaching

-Marriage & Family training and conferences

Natt Miller comes to MCMA with an impressive resume of service in the local church and in inter- church ministry in both Africa and the United States. Natt is a Pastor-Teacher with a desire for Christian leadership development, youth education and discipleship. An ordained minister, he received  Christ at a tender age, nurtured by a combination of Sunday school, Church youth and Christian Radio broadcast activities in His native Liberia, West Africa. He has a back- ground in Mechanical engineering, and Christian ministry.  Natt has had involvement in several international

seminars, retreats and conferences on leadership, counseling, discipleship, ministry and human development.  Pastor Miller lives together with his wife and family, in the Philadelphia area.

Contact Information:; 610-809-2066


Pastor Bruce Kirkpatrick

Donna Kirkpatrick MSW

Homeward Bound Theatre Company

-Co-Founder’s (HBTC) Professional Performing Arts Organization 501(c)(3)

for  Youth through Adults

-Trainers on Teen Leadership

-Speakers/Teachers in Regional/National Conferences

-Presenters and Speakers in Prevention Dramas for K-12

Pastor Bruce Kirkpatrick is the Co-Founder and Managing Artistic Director for HBTC. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre and Speech Communication from Portland State University.  He has worked professionally in theatre for over forty years in the Pacific Northwest, Los Angeles, California and the last twenty five years in the Upper Midwest/Twin Cities area. He was a Theatre Professor at North Central University in Minneapolis for four years. 

Donna Kirkpatrick MSW is the Co-Founder and Training Director for HBTC. She holds a Masters in Social Work and a Bachelor’s in Human Development from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has worked in child protection, ran a foster care agency, and counseled many teens.


Contact Information: P.O. Box 661 - Chanhassen, MN 55317

952-934-7295 -

Robert Heyer

Eternity’s Values LLC

-Tools for personal outreach.

Robert (Bob) Heyer was educated at Bethany College of Missions and North Central University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Religious Education. He became a missionary to Brazil in 1969 where he specialized in print media design and production. He and his family returned to the United States in 1992. In 2006 he founded the Eternity’s Values Project and which use the phrase “Live With Eternity’s Values in View” as a brand to awaken people to an eternal calling to be reconciled to God by believing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and then living with a biblical worldview.Eternity’s Values Project will use every means available to convince people to take a closer look at what really matters.

contact: Text 952-465-4486 /

Aaron Uran

Next Step Resources

·        -Curriculum

·        -Book Publishing

·        -Consultation on resource materials

·        -Books, Bibles, Churches supplies.

·        -Sunday School & VBS programs


Aaron Uran has been a leader in providing curriculum, training materials, and leadership resources for churches for decades.  He is available to help you find the tools you need for effective ministry.

Contact information:

NextStep Resources - 7890 12th Ave South - Minneapolis, MN 55425
800-444-BOOK (2665) or 800-323-3885 - 952-853-8400


Bob Moeller

For Keeps Ministries

·         -Conferences & Events

·         -Marriage Counseling

·         -Author of The 6 Hearts of Intimacy

·         -Print, Audio, & Video Resources

·         -Free Ministry Resources.


Bob Moeller and his wife Cheryl lead this dynamic ministry that aims to save and enrich marriages through conferences, published literature, and intense therapy.  They are prepared to consult with you to help strengthen your own marriage or to minister more widely to your entire church and community.

For Keeps Ministries
119 S Crooked Creek Trail
Barrington, IL 60010

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Description automatically generatedJohn Yoder

Global Youth Interchange

video, social media and face-to-face gatherings

believers on ministering to the Second Generation


John and Sherry Yoder lived in Beijing, China for 13 years and served a global audience at the Beijing International Christian Fellowship.  John has a Master of Divinity degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and is an ordained minister of the Evangelical Free Church of America.  In 2020 John founded Global Youth Interchange ( to disciple second generation immigrant youth of many ethnic backgrounds, and to empower their parents and Caucasian churches to serve them more effectively.  His organization helps churches strengthen their ministries to high school students and young adults.  It is also designing conferences and an online forum for first generation immigrant parents who are raising children whose worldview is very different from theirs.

Contact information:  - 844-292-2244


Simon Osamoh

Kingswood Security Consulting 

Worship Security Association 

·         Security Consulting

·         Safety Training  

·         Public Speaking 

·         On Demand Video Learning


Simon Osamoh is president and founder of Kingswood Security Consulting, a Minneapolis based security risk management firm that specializes in protecting soft targets and the Worship Security Association an on-demand church security training platform.  He is a recognized organized crime specialist, he spent 14 years as a Detective in England working serious and organized crime. One of his notable cases include the investigation of the “liquid bomb terrorism plot” against the U.S.A in 2006, which changed aviation security regulations creating the TSA 3-1-1 rule. Simon is the author of the book 7 steps to protect your faith community focused on securing houses of religious worship, a former Vice President for the FBI Minneapolis Citizens Academy Alumni Association, former program chair of InfraGard Minnesota and holds an Individualized B.A focused on British American criminal justice. He is the security advisor to Westwood Community Church in Excelsior Mn. 

Contact Information:  -  612-389-2244