Tristan Hohler
Senior Pastor

A little more about Tristan…


Some of the deepest joys of my life have come by way of my family.  Following our 1971 marriage, my wife Lenore and I raised three daughters, who have exceeded our expectations personally and blessed us with eleven grandchildren.

Favorite book of the Bible and why

The Gospel of John has played a special place in my since heart since it was there God first met me on my own wavelength, broke through my preconceptions, and showed me Jesus Christ and the way He opens to fullness of life.

What are your favorite sports team(s)?

When it comes to sports teams, the one for which I cheer most avidly is the Green Bay Packers.

Dream Vacation

My idea of a dream vacation includes mountains, waterfalls, fresh air, and family to enjoy it with.

Favorite Dessert

Given my fondness for almost all desserts, I hope not to diss the others when I select Cherry-Berries-on-a-Cloud as my favorite. It’s a wonderful meeting place for various forms of sugar.  

Favorite Author(s) or books

For me no other author has so combined clarity and insight as did C.S. Lewis.  Contemporary writers Tim Keller and Ravi Zacharias come very close though.


  • B.A. from Northwestern University
  • M. Div. from Trinity Seminary
  • D. Min. from Fuller Seminary Special Studies at North Park Seminary


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