Ministry Focus: As the Lead Pastor, Jonathan shepherds our church in the spirit of Acts 20:28. He is passionately committed to expository preaching and leading our church into Christ-centered, spiritual health. Jonathan's weekly aim in the pulpit is to make the word of God fully known so that the people of God might be fully mature.
Came To Laurel: 2008, the year he and his wife came to re-plant LBC.
Education: B.A., Bible & Pastoral Theology | M.A., Biblical Studies
Family: Jonathan and Kathleen met in college and were married on June 5, 2004. They have 3 children: Kate, Keegan, and Ellie. And they wouldn't want to leave out Walt...their Beagle!
Enjoyments: Jonathan loves spending time with the family whether it's a night out at the movies, coaching the kid's athletic teams, or enjoying a meal at their favorite Mexican restaurant. They love all things Disney. Jonathan is also a runner and has completed the Dopey Challenge at Walt Disney World, running 48.6 miles in 4 days (a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and Full Marathon consecutively).
Influential Book: Expository Preaching by John MacArthur
Bible Verse: Colossians 1:25, 28, "I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill [make known to you] the word of God. Him [Christ] we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect [mature] in Christ Jesus."