Worship Pastor

Worship Pastor


1) What is your job at Compass EFC?

My job at Compass EFC is to lead all the various aspects of worship ministries including planning services, helping lead worship on Sunday mornings, and providing oversight for a variety of creative arts around the church. Currently I also help provide direction for weekly staff meetings and staff planning retreats. I am also privileged to serve as the Cubbies director for Awana and teach during the Sunday school hour.

2) What is the favorite part of your job?

I love Sunday morning worship together with the church.

3) Where are you from?

I grew up in Payne, OH, a small rural town in Northwest Ohio.

4) Who is in your family?

I have been married to my wonderful wife Charity for almost 12 years and we have been blessed with two boys, Joshua (6) and Jonas (4).

5) What’s your favorite bible verse?

A verse I have had memorized since I was a teenager is I Corinthians 15:58, “Therefore my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourself fully to the work of the Lord because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” On a number of occasions this verse has motivated me to continue in ministry and the Christian life.

6) I recommend…

Walking/biking on the Katy Trail or Rock Bridge State Park and the book Worship Matters: Leading Others To Encounter The Greatness Of God – Bob Kauflin

7) These are a few of my favorite things…

Hanging with family and friends, Hoosier basketball, HuHot Mongolian Grill, Mahler symphonies

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