Ministry Profile and Summary

  • Effective and experienced communicator.

  • DISC Profile: “I” with a high “D”.

  • Full-time staff experience as a Lead/Senior or Associate Pastor in churches from 250 to 5,000.

  • Long record of helping individuals through pastoral counsel and coachinig.

  • Experience with staff hiring and support in multiple settings.

  • Led and developed ministries to singles, couples and families, large events, small groups, midweek events and support groups.

  • Launched a church “re-start” with less than 40 people and significant debt. In one year, the church consisted of mostly un-churched and de-churched people, was debt-free and self-supporting.

  • Personal: Married since 1985 to Joy with two married children and two grandchildren

  • References available

Ministry Employment History

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

• Teaching in services, developing marriage workshops, Bible studies, pastoral counsel/coaching.

Genesis Church, Phoenix AZ: Teaching Pastor (full-time), May 2011 – March 2017

• Teaching (25% to 30% of Sunday sermons plus mid-week program), Pastoral Counseling/Coaching, Staff Oversight,

Worship Arts (including music, service planning, media, etc.), Communications and Benevolence Ministry.

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

• Singles Ministry, Pastoral Counseling/Coaching, Pulpit Teaching.

Echo Mountain Church, Phoenix, AZ: Senior Pastor, May 1999 – March 2007

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

Scottsdale Bible Church, Scottsdale, AZ: College, Singles Pastor, February 1992 – April 1999

• Developed and led College, Young Adults & Singles Ministries.

Calvary Church, Santa Ana, CA: Pastor to College Students, May 1989 – January 1992

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

Education

• Biola University, B.A. Biblical Theology 1990 (NewTestamentemphasis).
• Additional studies at Phoenix Seminary and Center for Biblical Hebrew, both in Phoenix AZ.

• Grove School of Music, Studio City, CA 1980–81 (Music Theory, Guitar).

Additional Professional Experience

• Independent Contractor in Software Integration and AV Services, July, 2017 – present

• Musician: recording, writing, performing and teaching (Phoenix & Austin, 2000 – 2020).

• Arizona Bible College: Adjunct Instructor (Phoenix,1994–1995).

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