Jim currently serves as the Executive Pastor over Ministries at Northside. His oversight includes Age Level (Birth - College), Groups, Next Steps, and Outreach.
Previous to joining Northside, Jim served at Eastview Christian Church (Normal / Bloomington, IL) for 12 years. There, he worked as a small groups pastor, then executive pastor. Jim holds a BA in Psychology from North Central College (Naperville IL), an MA in Spiritual Formation from Lincoln Christian University (Lincoln, IL), and is nearly finished with an MA in Ministry Leadership from Crown College (Saint Bonifacius, MN).
Jim and his wife, Julie, have four kids; Collin (Amanda), Kaylee, Kyler and Kenna, and one grandchild (River). Jim loves to fish, cheer on the Green Bay Packers, and hang out with family and friends around a bonfire.