I can say with Paul, “To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ…” The Lord has blessed me richly, and I credit Him with every good thing. I was raised in a faithful, happy Christian home; my father was an elder at Hillsboro for 28 years, and it was my mother who led him to Christ. I see myself as an encourager, looking for ways to lift people up and draw them closer to the Lord. I have a strong commitment to preaching Scripture as the inspired, inerrant Word of God. I continue to grow in grace and knowledge myself, and I am grateful for the direction of elders and the feedback of others that will help me improve. I focus my efforts on preaching, teaching, visitation, evangelism, and nonprofessional counseling. My wife Tanya is my best friend, my right arm, and my greatest earthly blessing. She serves quietly, behind the scenes, especially in working with children. She has devoted herself to the Lord, our marriage, and our children.