I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. While I grew up attending church, I did not receive much spiritual guidance. It was not until high school that I began developing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. God blessed me with several short-term mission experiences that broke my heart and instilled a passion for the lost and hurting. He began to place in me a desire to lead others to experience his lovingkindness.
Since then, God has given me many opportunities to serve the body of Christ in the local church, as well as through international missions. The Lord has ignited in me a zeal to see the love and hope of the living Savior be spread throughout this world. I especially long for God to use me in the transformational time that teenagers endure. I hope to be a light of wisdom and hope as they traverse the many obstacles in between childhood and adulthood.
Recently, God has blessed me with a beautiful bride that has a similar longing for God’s love to be felt in the hearts of teens and children hurt by this sinful world. I feel so encouraged and supported to have a wife that stirs me to press on with the work of our Lord Jesus Christ. We are blessed to be a part of the family at Camelback. It is a wonderful time to be a part of the amazing things God is doing through our church.
Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. – I Timothy 4:12