My greatest passion is to see discipleship happen in the lives of students from leaders who have no agenda with them except to see them walk with Christ. I pray our leaders come alongside the parents, who are the primary disciplers of their children and reinforce that life is in Christ!
I was born in Topeka, Kansas, but moved to Yukon, Oklahoma during my teen years. I put my trust in Christ at nine years old, but really became active in my faith in high school. I was always the guy in high school that played the M.C. role of activities and events and that continued in college. It was during my college years that the Lord began to awaken my heart for student ministry after spending all my summers at Kanakuk Kamps as a counselor or programs director. After working at Kanakuk in the summers, I went to Conway, Arkansas to start Conway K-Life and ended up staying there for nine years. I loved my time with K-Life, but in 2001 the Lord brought my family to Dallas to start the student ministry at Watermark.
There are a ton of things that used to be true about me…I used to play basketball, I used to eat whatever I wanted and not gain weight, and I used to be a break-dancer.
These are the things that are true about me now…I have been married to my wife Angie for 18 years, I have three sons Brayden, Cooper and Easton, I look suspiciously similar to “Chachi” of the duo Johnny and Chachi (johnnyandchachi.com), and I am extremely humbled and blessed to be a dad.