John is the Adult Discipleship Pastor and has attended East Side Grace Brethren since 1981. He taught in the Columbus Public School System before joining the staff at East Side Grace Brethren in 1995. He served as youth pastor until 2011. He currently oversees the adult and discipleship group ministries. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a teaching degree and pursued graduate classes at Grace Seminary.
John is married to Julie and they have two boys, Nathan and Brandon, who are grown and are a blessing from the Lord. John enjoys working on cars, likes to read, exercise and enjoys hiking with his wife, Julie.