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 1:25-26, “I became a minister according to the stewardship from God which was given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God, the mystery which has been hidden from ages and from generations, but now has been revealed to His saints.”