Co-pastor at City Square Church
Religious Institutions | Phoenix, Arizona Area, US
I am currently a United Methodist pastor serving as Co-pastor at City Square Church, a new United Methodist faith community in downtown Phoenix, AZ.
I lead others in building community, developing critical thinking skills, and spiritual formation. I love to network and to use technology to bring others together around new, innovative, and creative ideas and projects that make the world a better place. I love blogging, traveling, Major League Baseball, and running.
Specialties: Ministry, Non-profit management, writing, public speaking, fundraising, mentoring, leadership development, social networking, blogging.
2012 - Present
Co-pastor / City Square a United Methodist Church
Executive Director / The Wesley Foundation
Inspire college students to have adventurous spirits, questioning minds, and compassionate hearts. Engage students in weekly worship through music, liturgy, sacraments, and preaching. Organize bible study, small group, service, fellowship, and discipleship formation opportunities. Mentor and disciple student leaders through weekly meetings, retreats, visioning and strategic planning. Lead board of directors in overseeing fundraising and budget management, alumni development, and execution of the mission and vision of the organization.
Director of Youth and Family Ministries / Grace United Methodist Church
Director of Youth Ministries / Claremont United Methodist Church
Claremont School of Theology
Theology, History, Pastoral Care, Biblical Studies, Non-Profit Management, Preaching
California State University-Long Beach
Psychology/ Minor in Religious Studies
Activities: Wesley Foundation, Crew Team
Las Positas College
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ordained United Methodist Elder in Full Connection (June 2010)
Commissioned Minister in the Desert Southwest Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (July '07- June '10)
Eagle Scout (1997)
New technology, innovative ideas, blogging, social media, Apple products, Major League Baseball, running