Hometown: I grew up in the military community, moving frequently, but I’ve spent a lot of time in northern Virginia.
My Story: My parents were diligent in taking me to church and Sunday school for my entire childhood as well as teaching me the Christian faith at home. As such, I do not remember the time when I was not a Christian. In middle school, I began to feel a call to vocational youth ministry. I pursued a degree in youth ministry at Cedarville University. After college I served in ministry to children, youth, and families for six and a half years before taking a hiatus to pursue a master’s degree from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
Ministry Area: I am responsible for helping the middle school, high school, and college ministries succeed in making disciples who make disciples.
Family: I’ve been married to my wife, Rachel since 2010. We’ve known each other since we were sixteen years old, but she refused to date me until we graduated high school.
Passion: Helping young people to make and honor a life-long commitment to Christ and his Church.
Favorite Pastime Activities: Playing board games, hiking and camping, watching and playing sports, watching classic movies, reading fiction and history, cooking.
Little-Known Fact: I am not eligible to donate blood