Pastor Free has served at Christ the Lord since his 2016 graduation from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. Born and raised in Rapid City, SD, Pastor Free married Michelle Hintz, a WELS teacher, in 2015. His areas of focus at CTL include youth, education, and evangelism ministries. An avid sports fan, Pastor Free especially enjoys college football. He and Michelle participate in many activities, both outdoor and indoor, and are always up for a board game or tennis match. The two were blessed with a baby boy, Gideon, in September 2017.