Vice President of Behavioral and Spiritual Supports
About the Author
The Rev. Dr. Jim Fruehling has served at Mosaic in numerous capacities for more than four decades. A pioneer in the fields of psychology, spirituality and disability, Fruehling has empowered people with disabilities, their staff and the church to see all God’s people as fearfully and wonderfully made. Fruehling spent more than 30 years as a licensed psychologist. At the age of 60, he entered into seminary and was ordained by the Nebraska Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Affectionately known as Dr. Jim or Pastor Jim, Fruehling has a bachelor’s degree from Hastings College, a master’s degree and Ph. D from the University of Nebraska, and a master’s of divinity from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary. He is the grandson of one of Mosaic’s founders, The Rev. William Fruehling.