The Lord has given Jim, a native Marylander, a great desire to reach Maryland with the gospel of Jesus Christ. He loves to preach and teach, help people grow spiritually, and present the gospel to all who realize their need for a relationship with Jesus Christ. He loves reading, researching, outdoor activities, going to historical sites around the D.C./Maryland area, going on dates in Baltimore with his wife, and spending time with his family. He holds a B.A. in Pastoral Ministries and M.A. in Biblical Exposition, and an M.Div from Pensacola Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate in Pastoral Theology from Bob Jones University. Jim, and has wife Elizabeth have three children, Kaitlyn, age 8, Kristen, age 6, and Julie, age 3.