Pastor Nate enjoys living in the reality of God’s love and responding by making a difference in the lives around him. He is dedicated to being a loving husband to his amazing wife Kristina, and dad to their daughter, Ella.
He is passionate about creating healthy teams that are guiding the young people of the Greater-Chattanooga area towards flourishing in God’s grace.
Some highlights of his past experience in leading youth and young adult ministries include eight summers on staff at Cohutta Springs Youth Camp (ask him how it changed his life), a year as an academy teacher on the island of Palau (ask him about the sharks), two years on the campus ministries team at Southern Adventist University (ask him about the red balloons), and three years as a youth pastor in Greeneville, TN (ask him about his new couch). Nate most recently served as a pastor in central Georgia (ask him about the armadillos).
He loves the outdoors, playing guitar, woodworking, drawing, eating Thai and Indian food, and reading a good book.
Pastor Nate earned a BA in theology from Southern Adventist University in 2010 and a Master of Divinity degree from Andrews University in 2015.