MINISTRY ROLE: Lead Pastor
MY FAMILY: Husband to my bride Shanda since 2005. Father to his grown children Tyler, Trent, & Kesiah.
I'VE BEEN AT SIMPLE CHURCH SINCE: The very inception.
GO TO COFFEE ORDER: S’mortado (s’more flavored cortado). It's a thing.
FAVORITE SCRIPTURE: Romans 5:6 When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners.
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Any beach with my bride and other good company.
PEOPLE THAT INSPIRE ME: Judah Smith (pastor), Chris Hodges (pastor), Alex Toussaint (Peloton Instructor), Brene Brown (author, speaker, researcher), Kristen Hadeed (entrepreneur), Dani D’Ortiz (Spanish magician), Michael Weber (speaker, creative, magician)
FAVORITE GAS STATION SNACK: Sweet Tarts Ropes, Cheddar Pretzel Combos
HIDDEN TALENT: Eye for editing documents/books
FAVORITE MOVIE(S): Dumb & Dumber, Tolkien films, Harry Potter films, Pirates of the Caribbean films, The Princess Bride
BIGGEST FEAR: Being inadequate
FAVORITE SINGER AND/OR BAND: Rob Thomas, lead singer of Matchbox 20
LEAST FAVORITE THING TO DO: Discuss, be around, eat, touch, watch anything remotely related to mayonnaise.
ONE THING MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT ME: I’m an introvert.
WHAT MAKES ME LAUGH: Slapstick comedy, puns and plays on words, unexpected endings to situations.
WHAT IS YOUR CHARACTER BLUEPRINT: God first, love always, and lead well.
WHAT IS A SENTENCE THAT SUMMARIZES YOUR PASSIONS: Helping people take their next steps in life.