I surrendered my life to the Lord Jesus Christ in 1994 and was introduced to Calvary Chapel (CC) in 1997. In 2003, I went on staff as a youth Pastor at Calvary Chapel Manassas. In 2005, the Lord called me out to California to go through the School of Ministry in Modesto. After graduation, the Lord called my wife and I back to Northern Virginia to serve our family for a season and we continued to serve at CC Manassas. Then in March of 2010, the Lord called us to Front Royal, Virginia to plant a Calvary Chapel being sent out from CC Manassas.
Year Born: 1963
Wife: Brenda Smith
Children: Amanda & Melissa
My life verse: Psalm 27:14 Wait on the LORD; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the LORD!
Assistant Pastor – Administration
I was brought up in the church as a young child and baptized around 10 years old. However, as I grew older I lived my life without giving much thought to what I had been taught. I never quit believing in Jesus or God in general; I just lived a worldly life and really only prayed when I got in a tight spot. I got married in 1980 to Linda and as we started having children, we decided to include God in our life. From that time on, my walk with Jesus has been both challenging and fulfilling as I have grown in my relationship with Him. A real bright spot in my life has been to see all my children be saved. On May 21, 2014, at a Calvary Chapel conference, the Lord let me know He wanted me to be more involved in ministry and I am now seeking to be faithful to that calling.
Children: Jennie, Rebekah, Lauren
My life verse: I John 5:11-12 "And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life."
At age 12, I knew I needed a Savior, I asked for forgiveness & I was baptized. As I grew older, I lived a life full of self-seeking and self-gratification. After many years of the Lord pursuing me, in 1993 my world was shaken up when I was diagnosed with Leukemia. The cancer not only humbled me, it forced me to make a choice. Was I going to live for myself? Or Was I going to live for Jesus? In 1995, my family and I attended Calvary Chapel of Alexandria, and then we found Calvary Chapel of Manassas. Calvary Chapel of Manassas was much closer to home and it was there, I sat under the teachings of God’s word. In 2008, I was sitting in the Shenandoah River and heard the call of the Lord on my life- to help spread the gospel..
Wife: Collette Davis
Children: Nicole, Christiane, John
My life verse: John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”