Jim Bornzin is a retired Lutheran pastor, an author and artist, married and living in Silverton, Oregon. During fifty years of ordained ministry, he has served six congregations in Oregon, Washington, and Illinois. Jim has also served as a hospital chaplain in Silverton, Oregon and Spokane, Washington, and as a volunteer police chaplain in Coos Bay, Oregon.
He has worked with numerous community agencies, both as a volunteer and board member. These include: Habitat for Humanity, Helpline Information and Referral, and Temporary Help in Emergency House.
Jim’s love of detail has found expression in scissor-cutting (scherenschnitte), oil painting, cabinet work, photography, and creative writing, including three novels, short stories, and a collection of poetic sermons. Please visit: jimbornzin.com