James is a native of Missouri, who joined our staff in December 1997. James attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. The Lord has lead James into various ministry opportunities. He has been involved in mission work in Colorado, Houston, Haiti, Africa, the Navajo Indian Reservation as well as numerous local mission projects. He was the Youth Pastor here at Country & Town until September 2016 at which time he become the Missional Community Group Pastor.
James has a remarkable testimony of God's grace working in his life. Through the grace of God, James has developed a strong passion for outreach, missions, church growth and a strong desire to see the body of Christ do ministry outside the four walls of the church. His passion is to see the church in an authentic, growing walk with Jesus Christ serving those in their sphere of influence
As the Missional Community Group Pastor James oversees the missional community groups (MCG) of Country & Town Baptist Church, equipping leaders, launching groups, making community connections while staying focused on developing new community groups and growing disciples for new Gospel work.
He and his wife, Tina, have three adult children; Jessica, Danielle and Jeremiah. Tina holds a degree from Southwest Baptist University and works alongside her husband as a help mate, equipping leaders, launching groups, and making community connections.