John and Emily have been married for fifteen years. They have two sons, Cole (10) and Reed (5). John's mom, Stephanie (Nana), also lives with them. John enjoys dates with his wife, playing with his kids, meeting new friends, discipleship, good food, live music, and the '80s. Emily is a stay-at-home mom who enjoys decorating, home improvement projects, and studying to lead other women in discipleship groups. As a family, they enjoy game nights, having people over for dinner, and watching movies together. John and Emily were born and raised in Louisiana and have lived in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
John received a Bachelor of Science degree from Rhodes College and a Master of Divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served as Pastor of Student and Young Adult Ministries at Trinity Church in Covington, LA, Pastor of Young Adult Ministries / Teaching Team / Transformational Development / Next Generation at Calvary Church in Souderton, PA, and Pastor of Ministries and Group Life / Teaching Team / Leadership Team at LifePoint Church in Reisterstown, MD.
John has a deep love and appreciation for the richness of God's Word and for making disciples of Jesus Christ. One of his favorite Scripture verses is Psalm 115:3: "But our God is in the heavens; He does whatever He pleases."