Hometown: New Castle, IN

Family Info: Wife-Kris, Sons-Mikes, Mason and Alex, Future Daughter-Shelbie, Family Boxer/Bulldog-Emma

What year did you join the staff of DUMC?  September 1, 2017

Favorite Scriptures: Proverbs, Daniel

 What do you do for fun?  Tennis, Fishing, Golf


What was your first job? Paperboy


A few favorite books? Tuesdays with Morrie, Culture Shock


What makes you laugh? Things my kids say. One of my favs-kindergarten or 1st grade brings home crayon picture of fish and scuba diver written in pencil underneath "when I grow up... I want to be a "moron" biologist (sometimes we don't even have to go underwater to study morons!)


Favorite movies? I Can Only Imagine, Break Through, Tombstone and yes - Star Wars! 


Favorite music? MercyMe, K-love, eagles, Jeremy Camp, Train


Favorite place to visit? The Jetty - Venice, FL


Favorite indulgence? Ice Cream, Chocolate 


Who has influenced you the most in ministry? My wife, Pastor Aaron Merritt, Our Dayton UM Church small group Bible Studies, Pastor Mike, the Lafayette Great Banquet Community, AFR- American Family Radio