Rev. B. Keith Haney serves as Assistant to the President for Missions, Human Care, and Stewardship for Iowa District West (LCMS). He has been an ordained pastor for 27 years serving multi-ethnic urban congregations: Berea, Detroit, Michigan; Director of Outreach and Evangelism, St. Louis, for four congregations in the L.U.T.H.E.R. Plan; Senior Pastor at Gospel Lutheran in Milwaukee; and Mission Facilitator, Northern Illinois District LCMS until September of 2019. In January 2016, he started to write a blog to encourage believers in their faith journey and non-believers to explore difficult faith issues. The blog has over 6,00 faithful followers, over 1,500 of those are Millennials. Pastor Haney’s role in Iowa District West is to assist congregations with strategic planning, visioning, outreach to the community, cultivate a culture of generosity, and foster a climate of human care that connects faith to crisis situations. He is married to Miriam (Bickel) Haney and they have six children: Mitchell, Todd, Sharon, Jonathan, SaraGrace, and Zane. They have two grandchildren: Matheo and Nalah Rose.