Associate Pastor of Families

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Married to Sarah (11/26/11) with two children, Clark (Born 2/7/17), Prentiss (Born 10/22/19)


Master of Divinity 

    August 2009-May 2013              Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary            Fort Worth, TX

  • Served on the Youth Lab lead team at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Science in Advertising

    August 2006-May 2009                           University of Florida                                    Gainesville, FL

  • Ad Society

  • Baptist Collegiate Ministry 2007-2009 (Leadership Team 2008-2009)    

Associates of Arts

        August 2004-May 2006                                   Chipola College                                     Marianna, FL

  • Dean’s List 

  • Student Ambassadors 

  • Student Government

Work Experience  

 Family Pastor (Youth, College and Children)      May 2018-June 2020        New Market Baptist Church      

  • Lead and coordinate activities for Wednesday Youth services

  • College Sunday School Teacher

  • Youth Discipleship Class Leader

  • Visitor Outreach

  • Hospital Visits

  • Attend youth extracurricular activities (local middle school and high school)

  • Participate in on campus ministries (local middle school and high school)

  • Plan youth/college calendar (lesson series, fellowships, conferences, mission trips, local ministry opportunities)

  • Create and manage college and youth budget

  • Vacation Bible School Director

College and Young Adults Pastor                        April 2016-April 2017         Westside Baptist Church          

  • Coordinate weekly college service and preach message

  • Coordinate Life Groups on Sunday morning

  • Visitor outreach 

  • Hospital visitations

  • Staff Meetings

  • Partner with on-campus ministries to reach students

  • Facilitate weekly meetings with leadership for growth and improvement

  • Calendar planning for College/Young Adults for fellowship and growth

  • 1 on 1 Discipleship with students

  • Management of budget for College and Young Adults

Youth and College Pastor                                    Sept 2013-Apr 2016               First Baptist Church 

        • Lead services and coordinate activities for youth group on Wednesday nights

        • Write monthly newsletter articles

        • Plan youth calendar (monthly trips, camps, DNOW, conferences, local ministry)

        • Create and manage youth budget 

        • Attend youth extracurricular activities

        • Facilitate Sunday School

        • Meet with youth workers and parents to plan and improve youth functions 

        • Preach Sunday morning and night services as needed when Pastor is absent

        • Lead college group on Tuesday Nights

        • Plan college calendar (lesson series, fellowships, conferences, mission trips, local ministry opportunities)

        • Create and manage college budget

    Youth Ministry Assistant              November 2011-August 2013                 Birchman Baptist Church   

        • Teach 7th-8th grade boys Sunday School class

        • Meet with staff and parents to plan events, give status reports, and come up with new ideas for improving youth functions

        • Attend Wednesday night youth services and preach periodically 

        • Assist with planning extracurricular activities (DNOW, local mission trips, camps)

        • Youth leadership council (leadership team that served the Youth Pastor)

        • Help coordinate teams for different projects in our Youth Ministry (These teams would oversee mission trips, service projects, etc.)

        • Birchman Student Ministries Dallas Mission Trip Lead Team (co-chair)

          • Work with youth and staff to plan a spring break mission trip to Dallas, TX

            • Youth led backyard Bible club

            • Mission projects including apartment restoration, trash pick-up and volunteering at homeless shelter

Secular Work Experience

May 2005-August 2013        

Gamestop (Assistant Manager)        Marianna, FL/Fort Worth, TX


Additional Outreach/Evangelism Activities

  • Preached message at JCBA Pastors’s Conf Meeting Jefferson City, TN  2021

  • Youth Ministry Podcast- Carson Springs Baptist Camp, Newport, TN 2018

  • Preached morning service at Gateway Baptist Church (Blountstown, FL) 2017

  • Preached morning service at Pinkcard Bapitst Church (Pinkcard, AL) 2017

  • Guest Speaker for Youth Event, North Central Baptist Church (Gainesville, FL) 2017

  • Guest Speaker for Youth Service, First Baptist Church (Snellville, GA) 2017

  • Guest Speaker for Youth Service, First Baptist Church (New Smyrna Beach, FL) 2017

  • Leadership team for Students Standing Strong (Bowie, TX) 2014

  • Guest speaker at Birchman Baptist Church Sunday night service (Fort Worth, TX) 2013

  • Guest speaker at Oak Knoll Baptist Church youth Wednesday service (Fort Worth, TX) 2012

  • DNOW leader at Birchman Baptist Church (Fort Worth, TX) 2011- 2012

  • Guest speaker at First Baptist Church (Marianna, FL) 2010

  • Co-led college Wednesday services at Eastside Baptist Church (Marianna, FL)  2009-2010

  • DNOW leader at Westside Baptist Church (Gainesville, FL) 2009

  • Served on leadership team for University of Florida BCM (Gainesville, FL)  2008-2009

  • Co-led men’s college bible study at Westside Baptist Church (Gainesville, FL)  2008