SUMMARY

  • Full-time staff experience in three churches of 5,000+ and two churches of 250+ (CA, AZ TX)

  • Effective communicator, Bible teacher, worship leader and inspirational leader

  • DISC Profile: “I” with a high “D”

  • Launched and led a midweek program that included a meal and groups for all ages (Phoenix)

  • Eight years as a Lead Pastor (Phoenix)

  • Launched a church “re-start” with less than 40 people and a $250k debt. In one year, the church was 125 people (mostly un-churched and de-churched), debt-free and self-supporting (Phoenix)

  • Led a team that developed a Young Adults ministry, growing from 15 to 500 with 60 small groups and 15 ministry teams (Scottsdale)

  • Developed a network of small groups, gatherings and Bible studies for single adults, growing from 60 to 250 in less than three years (Austin)

  • Effective biblical and pastoral counseling with biblical solutions (Scottsdale, Phoenix, Austin)

  • Experience with staff hiring and oversight in multiple settings (Scottsdale, Phoenix, Austin)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Associate Pastor (part time): Desert Springs Bible Church, Phoenix AZ, 2018 – Present

Teaching in services, workshops, studies, et al., pastoral counseling, develop interactive gatherings and environments. 

Teaching Pastor: Genesis Church, Phoenix AZ, 2011 – 2017

Teaching (approx. 25% to 30% of Sunday sermons as well as an interactive mid-week adult Bible); Pastoral Counseling, Staff Oversight, Directing Worship Arts (including music, service planning, media, etc.), communications, website and benevolence ministry

Software Integration (part time): Long Thought Solutions, Phoenix AZ, 2018 – present

Software integration on the OptimumHQ platform for client applications and websites.

Singles Pastor: Hill Country Bible Church, Austin TX, 2007 – 2011

Singles Ministry, Pastoral Counseling, Pulpit Teaching

Lead Pastor: Echo Mountain Church, Phoenix AZ, 1999 - 2007

Led a church “re-start” effort (initiated and supported by Scottsdale Bible Church), targeting and reaching un-churched individuals and families in the surrounding community

College Pastor, Singles Pastor, Young Adults Pastor: Scottsdale Bible Church, Scottsdale AZ, 1992 - 1999

College and Singles Ministries

College Pastor: Calvary Church Santa Ana, 1988 - 1992

After six years as a member and volunteer, I was hired to lead the college ministry.

ll2O E Blackhawk Dr, Phoenix AZ 85O24