Bio

A young pastor humbly following in Skogsbergh's footstepsJeremy Berg  is a husband, daddy, pastor, teacher, and writer with a passion to unleash Jesus’ original kingdom vision for greater impact in the 21st century church and culture.

Jeremy is the founding/lead pastor of MainStreet Covenant Church in Mound, MN, where he has served since 2010. Jeremy obtained a B.A. in Biblical & Theological Studies (Bethel University, 2002) and M.A. in Theological Studies (Bethel Seminary, 2005), and is currently doing a doctoral degree in New Testament Context with Dr. Scot McKnight at Northern Seminary. Jeremy is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). Most importantly, he is happily married to Kjerstin and the proud daddy of Peter, Isaak and Abigail.

Jeremy and Keri began planting MainStreet Covenant Church in his hometown in the summer of 2010 and launched weekly services in January 2012. Read about the church planting journey here.

screen-shot-2016-10-25-at-3-41-10-pmPrior to church planting, Jeremy served as the high school pastor at Faith Covenant Church in Burnsville, MN (2007-2010). Before that he used his influence as a teacher, coach, driving instructor, and youth pastor in his hometown of Mound, MN, to launch the Revolution (2005-2007), a grassroots  youth movement reaching teens with the message of the Jesus.

In his spare time Jeremy enjoys reading, writing, guitar, golfing, browsing used book stores, chasing the kids around and hours on the lawn tractor mowing and listening to nerdy theological podcasts.

Daily Illumination provides a public outlet for Jeremy’s intellectual activity and a Kingdom resource for daily devotions, Bible Studies, commentary on Christianity & Screen Shot 2016-08-25 at 9.26.06 AM.pngculture, youth ministry, church planting, leadership, and much more. Jeremy’s writings have been published in such places as Gospel.com, Youthworker Journal, Internet Monk.com, and the award-winning Jesus Creed Blog.  You can see some of Jeremy’s key spiritual influences here.

Contact Jeremy directly at jberg(at)mainstreetcovenant.org.