Leadership

Jim & Barb Joseph
Pastors

Pastors Jim and Barb JosephPastor Jim graduated from Trinity Bible Institute (1976) with a degree in Bible/Ministerial and Central Bible College (1977) with a degree in Bible. He has been in full-time pastoral ministry since then. Currently he also serves as ElderCare Chaplain for the Two Harbors Christian Ministerial Association and teaches the High School Bible classes at Lakeview Christian Academy in Duluth, MN. Pastor Jim is also involved in many community organizations and activities.

Pastor Barb graduated from Central Bible College (1975) with a degree in Christian Education and Missouri State University (1977) with a BS in Elementary Education. She serves LWF as the Associate Pastor. She also serves as the Food Service Manger and teaches Home Economics classes at Lakeview Christian Academy.

The Joseph’s have been married and actively involved in ministry since 1978. They have three grown children and three wonderful grandchildren.  Pastor Jim’s favorite authors are C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Stephen Lawhead. He enjoys photography in his free time. Pastor Barb enjoys cake decorating and card-making. They both love spending time with their grandchildren.


Dave Holbeck
Elder

DaveDave grew up in Two Harbors and has lived in the area all his life. He and his wife Jane live in a home that Dave built in the French River area near the Sucker River. Together, they have three adult children–Kristin, Trevor and Bryant–and a beautiful Lab mix dog named Ivy. Dave enjoys the outdoors, especially gardening. The Holbecks have been members at Living Waters for the past 20 years. Dave oversees building maintenance and grounds upkeep for the church.


Mary Michaelson
Elder

Mary has lived in Two Harbors all her life and has been a part of the LWF family for over 60 years. She chose to follow Jesus as her Lord and Savior when she was 8 years old. Fifty years ago, she married her sweetheart, Allen here at LWF. Mary has always been a career mom and grandmother. She and Al have 3 grown children and 12 grandchildren, all of whom are serving the Lord. Mary leads our intercessory prayer ministry and visits senior citizens.


Bill Miller
Elder

Bill was born in Chicago, IL and raised in the Chicago area. His dad died right after his 15th birthday and he moved with his family to Larsmont, MN where he still resides today. Bill chose to follow Jesus as his Lord and Savior when he was a young boy and has served Him ever since. After experiencing a miraculous healing from asthma at the age of 18 he went on to attend Bethany College of Missions in Bloomington, MN. Prior to graduation he served in a missions internship in Libreria Betania, Puerto Rico. Upon returning to the US, Bill worked in retail sales at a Christian Bookstore and contract advertising sales. As an Elder, Bill’s area of responsibility includes evangelism and missions.


Margaret (Peggy) Sellman
Elder

Peggy picturePeggy was born and raised in Two Harbors. She chose to follow Jesus as her Lord and Savior in 1975 and has been a part of Living Waters Fellowship ever since, serving as a Sunday School and Bible Study teacher, Church Treasurer and an Elder. Her first husband, Ches Hjort, passed away after 55 years of marriage. In 2007 she married Earl Sellman. Peggy has one daughter, Heather, and one granddaughter, Alicia. Earl has two children, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Peggy and Earl winter in Arizona and enjoy the friendships made there. Her hobbies include writing, sewing, painting and baking. Earl enjoys wood and metal projects, gardening and cooking. They both serve as volunteers in Two Harbors.


Eric Schubert
Elder

EricEric was born in Waukegan, IL and raised in southern California. He chose to follow Jesus as his Lord and Savior in 1981 just before his 21st birthday. The next year he joined Youth With A Mission (YWAM) and served with them for 3 years. In 1986, Eric married his lovely wife, Angela. Together, they have five children: Ethan, Micaiah, Erica, Anastasia, and Malachi. As a team, Eric and Angela reach out to the youth of our church and community.