My wife, Angie, and I are both originally from S.C.. We married in 1980 and have two sons. Our oldest is Matt, 32, and Nicholas, 13. Our oldest is married and lives with his wife and our 9 year old grandson in Beaufort, S.C..

Our first church plant, New Beginnings AG, was in Sumter, S.C.. Over a 12 year span, we saw this work grow from 12 to 300 with many community outreach programs and events and a thriving Master’s Commission program. After leaving there, we spent several years developing marriage and family ministry and pastoring a new satellite campus for Faith Assembly in Summerville, S.C.

            Over a period of several years, God began to impress upon us His desire for us to leave S.C. and plant a church in New Orleans. We are very excited to be here on this great adventure of faith. We moved here in 2014 and have been preparing for the launch of Real Life Church.

We envision meeting people in an open, honest recognition of where their real life is and leading them into real, abundant life in Christ. Our plan is to connect with people in the community through their felt needs, overwhelm them with the love and hospitality of Christ, and encourage them to become followers of Christ to find abundant life… real life.