Pastor John has served at Fall Creek since 2004. His mission in life is to lead people to become passionate Christ-followers who produce passionate Christ-followers. He is committed to practical teaching and application of God's Word that empowers people to live with joy, purpose, and hope in a broken world. In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he served as Team Leader for Church Planting for the Crossroads Association of greater Indianapolis and has chaired the movement of church planting called Send Indianapolis. Additionally, Pastor John has partnered with mission trips to Bolivia, Brazil, Iraq, South Africa and Thailand. He and his wife, Tracy, married in 1988 and they have two adult children. Pastor John is a 1990 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a BS in Mathematics. His post-graduate degrees include a Master of Divinity from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee in 1993, and a Doctor of Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky in 2002. He served as Second Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention in 2008-2009. Pastor John is currently working on a Ph.D. in preaching and ethics from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
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