Faith and Calling
Pastor Paul grew up on a tobacco farm near Goldsboro, NC. He first came to faith in Christ in 1996 and received his call to pastoral ministry in 1998. Since then, he has served Churches in Eastern North Carolina, Santa Barbara, CA, and most recently as a Church Planter/Senior Pastor in Hillsville, VA.
Family and Fun
Paul and his wife Lisa have seven children, 2 of which are dogs. Their children enjoy a variety of activities, including swimming, basketball, and working out. Paul and Lisa enjoyed exploring new restaurants, going on walks, and watching movies.
Education and Interest
Pastor Paul has a B.A. in Biblical Studies, an M.A. in Apologetics, and is working on a DMin. in Apologetics and Theology from Liberty University. Some of his favorite authors are C.S. Lewis, John Calvin, R.C. Sproul, J.I. Packer, and Tim Keller.
Mission and Ministry
While he has served in many different ministry contexts over the years, he has focused much of his ministry on Missions, Church Planting, and Church Revitalization. He is very active in regional pastor and ministry associations, and while he firmly holds beliefs from the Reformed Tradition, he also cooperates with other churches from various backgrounds.