Dr. James Witt has served as the pastor Martin Luther since 1986.  Pastor Witt has a loving concern for people and their needs and also a strong commitment to sharing the truth of the biblical Christian faith. A scholar and author, Dr. Witt has written on numerous theological and ministry subjects.  As part of his service to the Lord and His Church, Pastor Witt serves as an administrator and professor for a Lutheran mission organization that trains Christian leaders in Christian doctrine and ministry skills to bring the Gospel to people in mainland China.

Pastor Witt’s wife, Peggy, is active partner in ministry.    She directs the children’s choirs and plays organ at church.   She is an adjunct professor of early childhood education for Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota.   Peggy also teaches evangelistic Bible studies to new believers and seekers in China. 

The Witts' have four adult children and three grandchildren, who all love their Savior and the St. Louis Cardinals.