Pastor Randy Thompson has served Cross and Crown since April, 2001. He grew up on
a farm near Bode, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University and Luther Seminary
in St. Paul, MN. Before coming to Cross a nd Crown he served as a Youth and Family
Pastor in Barrington, IL. Prior to coming to Illinois, he and his wife served together
for several years at Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camp in Iowa. His wife is Carol Thompson
and they have one daughter, Kira. Pastor Randy enjoys singing, gardening, history
and humor (the good, clean stuff!), and he is awed by the transforming power of God’s
love through faith in Jesus Christ.