First Baptist Church Saginaw
Served as youth pastor at Berea Baptist Church in Chicago for 2½ years prior to moving to Arkansas. Graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, with a BA in Theology. While working on his degree he was pastor of Manning Baptist Church in Manning, Arkansas for two years and then moved to Fort Worth, Texas to attend Southwestern Baptist Seminary. There he earned a MA of Religious Education majoring in Family Counseling while working fulltime at Lockheed Martin. He has recently retired from Lockheed after 36 ½ years. His family includes wife Laura, son Ben and his wife Julie, and their sons Tabor, Logan and Ethan, and son Ryan and his wife Veronica. He enjoy fly fishing, snow skiing, hiking and traveling.
Vision Statement: As a lay counselor, my desire is to help all those who are broken and hurting find truth, healing, and healthy relationships through Bible-based compassionate care and Christ’s power.