John joined the ACC pastoral staff in January 2019. Previously he served as a long-term worship pastor and part of the executive leadership team at two churches. He holds undergraduate degrees in music and theatre, a master’s in organizational leadership, and his doctorate in strategic leadership. In addition to ACC, he teaches, writes, and speaks on the university level. John and his wife Karen have three awesome children, John II, Melody, and Heather. He also loves to cook and feed people!