Thank you for taking the time to find out about me. I was raised in the greater Philadelphia area, receiving degrees in speech communication from Penn State University and the Masters of Divinity & the Doctor of Ministry in Urban Missiology from Missio Seminary (formerly known as Biblical Seminary.) I’m passionate for God’s work in the city having served with urban churches in Philadelphia and Baltimore. In 2008, I was privileged to lead a team to start The Village Church in Baltimore, MD with dreams of making God famous through justice, mission, and reconciliation.
My vision is to empower others to serve God with all they have. I work as a missionary to Baltimore walking with church planting pastors to start healthy, multiplying churches for our city. I also serve on the adjunct faculty of the Capital Seminary & Graduate School of Lancaster Bible College and regularly write for Lifeway Pastors at Facts & Trends. I experience my greatest passion preaching for churches and speak on a wide variety of issues including justice, mission, reconciliation, and leadership. God has also provided an amazing experience allowing me to help start and lead the Ethnos Conference to catalyze the Church in conversations about justice, reconciliation, and mission.
My interests include sports, working out, good food, and conversations on culture. After God, my greatest joy & desire in life is for my lovely wife, Judie, and two daughters. You can follow me on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to see what God continues to show me.