associate pastor

Pastor James has been on staff at Central Church since January 2019, and began serving as Associate Pastor in March 2020. Before coming to Central, he worked for a local beverage distributor while pursuing a career in law enforcement.

James studied at Global University out of Springfield, MO. to become a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God. James has a special place in his heart for Central Church because he gave his life to the Lord and was baptized here. He is excited to be a part of what God is doing at Central.

James and Libby have been married since July 2011. They have three daughters: Brielle, Olivia, and Penelope

Hometown: Greenville, WI

Favorite things to do: Hunting, hiking with my family, and Crossfit

What makes him laugh: Watching my daughters navigate life!

Favorite food: Steak, Chicken Tikka Masala, and Sesame Chicken

Favorite Bible verse/person of the Bible: Daniel 3:18 But if not, be it known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.