I was blessed to be raised in a home surrounded with love, both by my parents and siblings. At 12 years old, Jesus called me from death to life (John 5:25) while the Gospel was preached at a stadium revival. It wasn’t until one of my dearest friends died the summer after my senior year in high school, that I truly discovered a love for the Word of God. In that season of suffering and confusion, Jesus met my craving for comfort in a sweet and tender way as I read the book of John.
After receiving a BA in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma and living for a season as a youth worker in Ireland, I finished my MA in Christian Counseling from Amberton University in 2012. I recently completed my Biblical counseling certification through the Association of Biblical Counselors (ABC).
My amazing wife, Alisha, and I were married in 2010. My wife has been the most tangible gift of grace in my life and the single most influential person I know. We have one precious daughter, Selah Jewel. Their presence in my life has been a constant reminder that my heart needs the Good News of the Gospel every day.
My hope for Stonegate is that together we would mature in our confidence as dearly loved sons and daughters of the Father, growing to see and savor Jesus, all the while being led by the Spirit on mission to make disciples.