Jesus is the head of the church. He’s the one who died for his bride. He’s the leader of ClearView. The rest of us are just trying to keep up.
John’s role at ClearView includes teaching and vision-casting. Some of his favorite moments are those when someone is surprised by the love of God, the presence of Jesus, the clarity of the Bible, or the beauty of the church.
He is married to Jessica, a graphic designer, owner of BlueJay Creative, and professor at Centenary College. Their daughters, Emma and Kate, are pretty great. A graduate of Harding University (Communication, Ministry), John also earned a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry.
He loves tennis, travel, reading, and writing.
Throughout the Bible, one metaphor for caring leadership is that of shepherding. Our shepherds (or elders) are unpaid leaders from among the congregation who have accepted the responsibility of spiritual leadership.