Rev. Craig A. Lantz’s Magic Ministry
The Rev. Craig A. Lantz is an evangelist with a twist. He presents the Gospel of Jesus using what he calls, “Visual Parables”. Using amazing magic illusions and balloon sculptures, Rev. Lantz teaches Biblical truths in an entertaining way that people remember for a long time.
The Rev. Craig A. Lantz is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Magicians and the International Brotherhood of Magicians (Wizard Award – 2005, Oder of Merlin – 2020).
He is an ordained pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Rev. Lantz is also a retired Army Chaplain. He served on active duty in the United States and Germany. Rev. Lantz serves as a Pastor to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Atchison, KS.
Rev. Lantz is an internationally known balloon artist. He is an instructor for the International Fellowship of Christian Magicians in their Balloon Arts Division. He is the inventor of the eXperimental Balloon Stuffer (XBS) tool for inserting things into balloons.
Rev. Lantz is the creator and founder of JoyBringers Youth Balloon Ministry.
Pastor Lantz has also served several Lutheran congregations in Pennsylvania. Currently he is serving part time as Pastor of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Atchison, Kansas.