Follower of Jesus, Husband to Erin, Dad to Gracie (18) and Rowan (NB), Pastor, Teacher, Writer, and southern California native living in the greater Seattle area.


Youth Pastor, Soma Eastside Church; Issaquah, WA — 2018–Present 

Preaching, teaching, discipleship, leadership development, recruit and train a team of adult volunteers to partner with parents in the discipleship of their teenagers. Plan two annual trips (retreat and service) along with regular events for community-building and service. Regular counseling and meeting with students and parents. Manage website, social media, and branding/marketing. 

Pastoral Resident & Service Coordinator, Soma Eastside Church; 2015-18

Oversee the planning and production of the weekend church service by partnering with staff, elders, and volunteer department leaders.

Student Ministries Pastor, Hessel Church; Sebastopol, CA — 2013-14

Similar to Soma Eastside Youth.

Student Ministries Pastor, Covenant Grace Church; Temecula, CA — 2010-13

Similar to Soma Eastside Youth.

Student Ministries Intern, Rancho Community Church (for The Antioch School); Temecula, CA — 2008-10

Similar to Soma Eastside Youth.


Denver Seminary (Online)

Master of Divinity, Beginning Fall ’21 (Part-Time)

The Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development

Ames, IA/Temecula, CA — Bachelor of Ministry, 2012


Communication, Social Media, iWorks, Office 365, YouTube, Livestream, iMovie


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