Five ways to describe Nate Bourman.

  • Committed to AF and the community of Fort Worth.  
  • Blessed by God with an amazing wife and 5 kids.
  • Loves his church.
  • Avid triathlete and fitness enthusiast.
  • Passionate about sharing Jesus and God's Word with others, especially on a one-on-one basis.

Other places you're likely to find him

  • Starbucks (You pick, I'll see you there!)
  • Hanging out with my kids at various parks.
  • Mid-week lunch dates with Ruth now that most of the kids are in school.
  • The Ryan Family YMCA either teaching or working out.
  • Riding bikes or running, no distance is too far.


  • Married his wife, Ruth in Chicago (actually Morton Grove, IL ) in 2002.
  • Blessed with five children, two girls and three boys.  
    Madeline, Johannes, Ella, Jakob, and Petros.


  • Vicar (student pastor), St. Matthew Lutheran Church (Benton Harbor, MI)
  • Pastor, Abiding Faith (2004 - Present)


  • Graduated from Luther Prep School (High School) in 1996.
  • Graduated from Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN with a Bachelor of Arts - Liberal Arts, 2000.  
  • Graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, WI with a Master of Divinity in 2004.