Dr. Jim Kraemer | Lead Pastor 
Dr. Jim Kraemer has a passion for intentional evangelism and discipleship.  He believes the purpose of the church is to make disciples who make disciples and to take the love, presence, and power of Jesus Christ to the people of our community.  He has served in the roles of Pastor and District Superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene in Dakotas, Minnesota, and Illinois.  Dr. Kraemer is a coach and trainer through the John Maxwell Team and Dynamic Church Planting International.  He also teaches and trains in Intentional Evangelism.  He has a passion for preaching, developing leaders, and building relationships within the church family and the community.  His undergraduate studies include NDSU and Nazarene Bible College.  He received a Masters of Pastoral Leadership Degree from Olivet Nazarene University and an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Mid America Nazarene University.  Dr. Jim and Lezlie are originally from Carrington.  The Kraemer’s have seven children and fifteen grandchildren.  They have a love for the people of North Dakota and the community of Jamestown.