John Radway


I was born in Beloit Wisconsin and attended public school thru Junior Year. I finished at Bethany Lutheran HIgh School in Mankato MN, where I met, and later married, my wife Karen.

We have 3 Children Rebecca Bartlett (Paul), Brenda Sievert (David) and Thayer, who went to be with Jesus in March of 2014. We have 6 grandchildren, 2 who are married.

I worked in the Architectural field and began teaching Architectural Design Technology at SW Minnesota Vocational Technical School. In 1971 I developed and taught Architectural Technology at Hennepin Technical Colleges in Minneapolis Area.

In 1980. I engaged in Sales and Management with Knoll Furniture and in 1992 moved to LIncoln and acquired KEO Office Furniture. In 1996 I Joined Leadership Resources as VP of Business Development.

On October 1st God led me to “repurpose” my life as he guided me to become the Development Director for Messiah Lutheran Foundation. My Passion is to Grow God’s Kingdom by creating a Legacy of Generosity for the Messiah Ministries locally and throughout the world.