I’m married to Abrie Champion, the most incredible woman who’s ever existed. We got married the week before we both came on staff at RockPointe. We also have a black lab(ish) named Abby. If you’ve got a kid who needs to burn some energy, they can come to play with our dog.
I grew up in a Christian household. My dad played guitar on the worship team, my mom volunteered across multiple ministries, and my sisters and I were heavily involved in our youth ministry. Though I was heavily involved in the church, I found my identity in the things I was chasing after – sports, music, girls, etc. But whenever I found my identity in something other than Christ, God was not slow to pursue me. I experienced loss and pain from each of my idols. God would simply not allow me to give myself over to the things that took me away from Him.
Something Most People Don’t Know:
I was accepted to Berklee College of Music in Boston to study jazz, with clarinet being my primary instrument.
My Trademark Expression:
You gotta risk it for the biscuit.
Besides the Bible, My Recommended Reading Would Be:
East of Eden, John Steinbeck
I’m Most Excited About:
In general, I get most excited about epic sunsets, heavy rain while driving on country roads, and great music that sweeps me away.
My Favorite TV Shows:
Parks and Rec, Sherlock, Doctor Who, NCIS
In my free time, I usually: