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My education

Columbia Biblical Seminary | Columbia, SC      Master of Divinity | Pastoral Leadership

Awarded Vance Havner preaching scholarship for my graduating class. GPA 3.96

Specialized courses in preaching and counseling (Pre-marital & Family Counseling, Addiction Counseling). Transferred previous course credits from Denver Seminary (Denver, CO), Moody Bible Institute (Chicago, IL).


Indiana University | Bloomington, IN                           Bachelor of Arts | History

Minors in Chemistry and Psychology. Member and student ministry volunteer at Evangelical Community Church. Transferred one year of undergraduate credits from Bethel College (St. Paul, MN). Post-Graduation undergraduate courses in marketing, sales, bank operations and accounting 1&2 at American Institute of Banking (Denver, CO), and Medical Group Management Association conferences.

Recent Events

June 2019 - Interim Pastor Ministries (IPM) Annual Summit Conference. "Relational Wisdom: Going Upstream from Conflict" with Ken Sande, President, Relational Wisdom 360; also Dr. Timothy Warren, Sr. Prof. of Pastoral Ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary.


June 2019 - "Biblical Theology in the Local Church" with Dr. Michael Lawrence, hosted by TGC Indy at Midtown Church, Indianapolis. Live event for pastors & ministry leaders on the importance of biblical theology, why it matters, and how to apply it in everyday life.

May 2019 - "Marriage Night" by RightNowMedia Events, livestream simulcast at Westbridge Church, Danville, IN. Speakers: Les & Leslie Parrott, Francis & Lisa Chan. 


April 2019 - The Gospel Coalition TGC National Conference, "Conversations with Jesus." Also Pre-conference "Evangelism for the Next Generation" & "Why Churches Need Plural Leadership & How to Get There." Speakers: Don Carson, H.B. Charles Jr., Kevin DeYoung, Jackie Hill Perry, John Piper, Ligon Duncan, David Platt, Mark Vroegop and Tim Keller.


March 2019 -  "Biblical Unity in Diversity." Annual THINK conference at College Park Church with Bryan Loritz and Dr. Jarvis Williams. Exploring the painful reality of ethnic and cultural segregation and the hopeful opportunity for the Church to be a leader in biblical unity.


October 2018 - "Bridges Seminar" to share Christ with Muslim neighbors, by Fouad Masri, Founder of The Crescent Project.


October 2018 - J. Michael Thigpen, Executive Director of The Evangelical Theological Society. "The Storm of the Lord" in Jeremiah, Iron-2-Iron event.


October 2018 - Sam Allberry, Ravi Zacharius International Ministries. "Common Misconceptions about singleness" & College Park Institute forum on "Identity" (Mk. 10:28; 1 Cor. 7:28; 2 Pet. 1:3).


October 2018 - Orange Tour, Indianapolis, IN. Reggie Joiner, Jon Acuff, Kara Powell.

August 2018 - Transforming Presence: 30 Day Coaching Experience Toward Personal Renewal. Pastor's group with Daniel Henderson, focussed on personal and congregational applications.



June 2018 - Converge Reach Conference, with keynote speakers: Jason Meyer, Scott Ridout, Mullery Jean-Pierre, and Ed Stetzer. 

June 2018 - Interim Pastor Ministries (IPM) Annual Summit Conference. "Renewing your church through prayer and preaching" with Daniel Henderson. I was approved for IPM staff in May 2018.

April 2018 - The Lodge at Life Action Ministries, "Shop Talk" retreat with Dr. Erwin & Rebecca Lutzer.

March 2018 - THINK conferences at College Park Church, with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. Previously attended 2017 with Erwin Lutzer; 2016 with Mark Dever; 2015 with D.A. Carson; 2014 with John Piper.

January 2018 - Interim Pastor Ministries (IPM) Training in Orlando, Florida.

July 2017 to present - Quest Coaching Solutions, with Dr. Ed Kendrick. Certified as a coach since August 2018.

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