Email Address: email@example.com
What I Do:
I am part of the elder team. In addition to the elder team my wife (Tracie) and I serve as life group leaders.
What I Love About Christ Fellowship:
I love our focus on Jesus Christ and the bible. This clear foundation provides the strength for us to reach more people for the Gospel. I also love that we are “All Welcome”, meeting people where they are to help each other all grow closer to Christ and to find our next step in our spiritual growth.
How I Ended Up at Christ Fellowship:
My wife and I moved to Texas in 2011 after I accepted a job in Plano. My wife was 8 months pregnant with our second daughter. We had several people recommend McKinney for a great place to raise a family. Right after our youngest daughter was born we found Christ Fellowship online and decided to visit. We were so encouraged by the welcoming and genuine people. Christ Fellowship also has a great special needs ministry (for our first daughter) with amazing volunteers. We have been attending ever since that first visit.
Before Christ Fellowship:
My wife and I both attended Kansas State University which is where we met. After graduating we moved to Wichita, Kansas. We found and attended a christian church close to our home. We volunteered in many different areas including life groups, children’s ministry, community outreach and short term mission trips.
How I Met Jesus:
I grew up knowing who Jesus is and attending church but never made the personal decision to accept Christ as my Lord and Savior. Once my wife and I graduated college and moved to Wichita, Kansas we looked for a christian church to attend. To be honest though my reason for attending was because I thought it was the right thing to do, not because I had a personal relationship with Jesus. Soon after attending we were told about life groups and were encouraged to join one. Although the idea seemed uncomfortable to me we went ahead and gave it a shot. After several months of attending I started to see true biblical community be lived out among the people in our group. They showed love and great care to both myself and my wife. Along with this, the group did several different studies on the bible and had a strong focus on learning God’s Word. It then became more obvious that God was working on my heart. Several months after attending the life group I decided to commit my life to Christ and be baptized. Both my wife and I were baptized by our life group leader.
Favorite Bible Verse:
The Armor of God – Ephesians 6: 13-17
Outdoor activities, mountain biking, all kinds of sports, trying something new – I am a little bit of an adrenaline junkie.
Random Fun Fact:
Although I am a mechanical engineer I really enjoy art (especially sculptures and ceramics)