The Important Stuff:

First and foremost I am a follower of Jesus Christ. 

I married my high school sweetheart Karen, and we've been going strong for over 13 years.

We have three wonderful children; Connor, Caleb and Shiloh. 

In my spare time I love Ohio sports, golf, and playing with my kiddos. 

Military Experience:

  • 14 years in the Army Reserve as a Chaplain's assistant
  • Deployed to Kuwait from 2004-2005
  • Deployed for Strong Bonds from 2007-2008
  • Other deployments including; El Salvador, Germany, and numerous places around the United States. 

Education:

  • Associates in Psychology, University of Phoenix
  • B.S. of General Studies with an emphasis in Biblical Studies from Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • Masters of Divinity United Theological Seminary (completed fall 2018)  

Speaking and Teaching

I get to pastor a pretty amazing church.

I've also had the privilege of speaking at some awesome places:

  • Ginghamsburg Church's Change the World Conference
  • Facilitating retreats at Life Success Seminars
  • Tipp City UMC, Ohio
  • Akeney UMC, Iowa
  • Shiloh UMC, Ohio
  • Harmony Farms, Ohio
  • West Ohio Conference UMC, Ohio

I enjoy talking about: strategic planning, small groups, the local church, and how to create healthy relationships.