Jim Amstutz has been the Senior Minister of East Superior Christian Church in Alma, Michigan since 1998. He received his education from Great Lakes Christian College, B.R.E. (1987); Emmanuel School of Religion, M.Div. (1992); and Harding University Graduate School, D.Min. (2002). His passion for the Restoration Movement started early while growing up in north central Kentucky. Living an hour away from the Cane Ridge Meeting House Shrine in Paris, Kentucky, he made frequent trips to the shrine with his parents.
Serving in located ministry for over twenty five years, Dr. Amstutz has been dedicated to preaching and teaching the principles of the Restoration Movement in the congregations he has served. He has written articles for the Restoration Quarterly and the Christian Standard journals. In 2011 he wrote 100 Years of Faithful Service a history of East Superior Christian Church.