Pastor Jonathan has the great pleasure of serving St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Dallas, NC. He has over 15 years of professional ministry experience in a vast array of areas like campus ministry, youth work, camping ministry, and chaplaincy. He has served churches and ministries in South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. In 2006 he graduated from Lander University with a degree in History and from the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in 2010 with a Masters of Divinity.
He was raised in Florence, South Carolina and is married to April an art teacher and artist. Together they have two very active children, McKinney and Maxton, and a pitbull/boxer mix named Katie.
Jonathan loves to be active in the community and the conversations being had about doing life together. He is passionate about teaching, preaching, and writing about the Bible in fresh, faithful, and invigorating ways.
A long suffering South Carolina Gamecock’s fan Jonathan is a connoisseur of brightly colored socks and a wannabe scratch golfer. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, spending time with his family, and exercising.