Karnes happy to be serving church in hockey-crazy Minnesota
The new pastor at First Missionary Baptist Church is a first-time Minnesota resident.
"I love hockey so I guess I came to the right state," the Rev. Russell Karnes said.
In fact, when he traveled to Wadena as a candidate in March, it was his first visit to Minnesota ever. He said that relatives in the Twin Cities area put in a good word about the state.
"I prayed about it and this is where the Lord led me," he said. "I believe that this is where God wants me to be."
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