Dr. Spomer joins Ablaze Christian Academy and Ablaze Church with many years of experience. He attended Concordia Senior College in Ft. Wayne, IN where he received his BA before going to University of Michigan for his Masters in Education and Concordia Seminary in St. Louis for his Master of Divinity and finally receiving his Doctor of Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Spomer has served as pastor in new church plants as well as established churches. He has also been a part of founding preschools in Ann Arbor, MI as well as Broken Arrow, OK. International short-term evangelistic mission work has also been a part of Pastor Spomer’s career, serving in Tanzania, China, Guatemala, and Grenada. Dr. Spomer serves the Ablaze Community with his wife Connie. They have 2 daughters and 4 grand children.
Director of Christian Education (DCE)
Shannon O’Brien will be serving at Ablaze as our Director of Christian Education Intern for a full year. After this she will officially graduate from Concordia University, Nebraska with a double major in Director of Christian Education and Theology. While Shannon is here she will work with all areas of ministry and especially growing the Children’s ministry. It is important to us that each of these ages feel welcomed and that they belong at Ablaze where they can Love God, Love Other, Love Jesus and Tell Others!