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I accepted Christ as my savior in the Fall of 2000 after a fellow student named Luke suggested that I read the Gospel of John after spending the better portion of the semester asking him questions about Christianity and truth. 

Since then, I have spent time in the US Navy, back in college, seminary, missionary service, pastoral ministry, doctoral study, and now back to the mission field. Throughout all of that, the Lord has constantly equipped and prepared me to make disciples who make disciples. This calling is what drives me.

My wife, Heather, has served alongside me for over 15 years. She is my favorite and best ministry partner and travel buddy (she brings the snacks).


I have also had the honor writing the book Peoples & Places: How Geography Impacts Missions Strategy (Wipf & Stock) and serving as a contributing author and assistant editor with George Robinson on Generational Disciple-Making: How Ordinary Followers of Jesus Are Transformed into Extraordinary Fishers of Men (Rainer). 



Ph.D., 2020

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

International Missions/Applied Theology.

Dissertation Title: "A Biblical-Theological Study of Geography for Developing Missions Strategy to the Nations."

M.Div., 2013

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

International Church Planting

B.A., 2009

Virginia Commonwealth University

Religious Studies

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