“It’s a magical world, Hobbes ol’ buddy… let’s go exploring!”
Calvin, Calvin & Hobbes

“Plant Sequoias.”
Wendell Berry, The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

I was born and raised in a small town nestled amongst the Appalachian Mountains in Southern West Virginia. I moved to Louisville in 2007 after graduating from West Virginia University with a BSR in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism to pursue a Master of Divinity from Southern Seminary.

I have served as both a deacon and a pastor of the same Baptist church that I joined in 2007 until 2019, when I became convinced of Anglican theology and practice. I stepped down from the pastorate, and my family and I joined Grace Anglican Church that same year. I was ordained to the sacred order of Deacons in September of 2021 in the Anglican Diocese of Christ Our Hope, a diocese of the Anglican Church in North America.

I enjoy good art, good coffee, and good conversation. I’m an avid hiker, backpacker, and former rock climber (though I hope to get back to it someday). My theological interests are theological anthropology, liturgical and sacramental theology, and beauty, and I have been greatly inspired by Abraham Kuyper, Eugene Peterson, and Wendell Berry.

I am a full-time software engineer, and live in Louisville, KY, with my wife and two kids.