Karl is the Pastor at First Baptist Church of Cheyenne as of February 2019. He was born and raised in Laramie, WY and has always considered the West and Wyoming his home. Karl was made aware of his sinful state before God in 1997 while serving in the United States Armies 2nd Ranger Battalion. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was born again in 1998. After 15 years in the electrical field and 13 years of serving in local church ministry, Karl enrolled at Shepherds Theological Seminary (STS) and earned a Master of Arts in Church Ministry through The West Institute in 2014. Additionally, he completed his Master of Divinity degree through STS in the Spring of 2019. Karl enjoys outdoor activities, loves to learn, and loves spending time with his family. He was married on March 22, 1998 to his wife Valerie and they have two sons, Triston and Matthew.