State Minister, Missouri
John is an entrepreneurial leader with 30 years of experience in a variety of organizations. He served as founding pastor of two church-plants, an administrative pastor, and a senior pastor. He also started two non-profit organizations: to help care for and protect abused children, also, to help stop human trafficking. In business, he worked for Federal Express, Target Corporation, and Learfield Communications. Presently, John is an Executive Leadership Coach. He also leads the Doctor of Ministry program, as director, and Associate Professor at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary at Evangel University.
John became a follower of Christ at the age of 15 and was called into full-time occupational ministry when he was 17. John is passionate about Jesus and living as an authentic follower of Christ. He is committed to adding value to people’s lives through discipleship, leadership, and friendship. John takes great joy when others do well.
John currently resides in Ozark, Missouri with his wife, Christine, and their three young adult children: Alaina, Brent, and Justin. John and Christine have been married for 30 years. He enjoys sports, especially visiting baseball stadiums throughout the country. He finds going to the ocean with his family both refreshing and relaxing. John also takes pleasure in traveling whether it be national or international travel.