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Director of Student Ministries

Austin Christian Fellowship - Austin, TX
Mar 2013Present
  • Primary vision caster, teacher, and voice of the student ministry at the main campus of ACF
  • Leads a full time staff of 3 + 8 seasonal interns to minister to over 400 middle and high school students
  • Responsible for building and managing an annual budget of $125K
  • Mentors student pastors of ACF satellite campuses 
  • Provides direction to multi-site student ministry elements including best practices, branding, curriculum, and special events for groups of more than 500
  • Leads ministry marketing efforts, providing creative direction for print, web, social media, and video
  • Developed strategies and programs which are used in investing deeply and training volunteer team of 50+
  • Part of teaching pastor team at ACF and guest teacher at regional camps and events
  • Works closely with children's ministry team to ensure a cohesive  vision and curriculum to better train and equip the family
  • Offers counseling to students, leaders, and families

Interim Director of Student Ministries

Austin Christian Fellowship - Austin, TX
Sep 2012Mar 2013
  • Led a full time staff of 3 and ministry of 400+ during a season in which the Director had been placed on an indefinite leave of absence 

Student Ministry Groups Pastor

Austin Christian Fellowship - Austin, TX
May 2011Sep 2012
  • Recruited and trained volunteer team of 50+
  • Curated and distributed curriculum for student small groups, with over 200 engaged in weekly gatherings
  • Expanded mission efforts to include regional and national serving opportunities and trips, in addition to existing international trips
  • Responsible for visual design elements for student ministry, including print, web, and social media

Student Ministry Associate

Austin Christian Fellowship - Austin, TX
Sep 2008May 2011
  • Oversaw logistics and planning of ministry wide events and trips for a ministry of 200
  • Created and oversaw Student Leadership Team- a leadership role for High School students to lead and disciple Middle School students
  • Part of student ministry teaching team, teaching in student ministry services of 50

Student Pastor

The Ridge Church - Carrollton, TX
Sep 2006Sep 2008
  • Recruited as pastor for 50 middle and high school students impacted by a two-year lapse in leadership
  • Saw weekly attendance double through effective and consistent teaching, mentoring, and fellowship
  • Was key in church-wide rebranding (name, logo, website) as well as seamlessly replanting into a new facility
  • Developed and implemented all areas of student ministry including weekly worship, small groups, volunteer recruitment and training, camps and short-term missions, special events and fundraisers
  • Built a previously non-existent bridge between parents and student ministry

Additional Experience

Student Ministry Intern | Austin Christian Fellowship - Austin, TX   Summers of 2005 & 2006

Student Ministry Intern | Northwood Church - Keller, TX  Summer of 2003

Vice President | Beta Upsilon Chi (Brothers Under Christ), Texas A&M   2004-2005

  • Coordinated weekly meetings for 200+ member fraternity
  • Vision-casted, organized, and facilitated Island Party 2005, an outreach event and concert attracting nearly 15K Texas A&M students and local residents
    • Worked closely with area businesses, major corporations, record labels, booking agencies and artists to produce the most successful event in the organization's history, exceeding revenue goals of $45K in sponsorships and partnerships


Bachelor of Arts- Speech Communication

Texas A&M University
Aug 2002May 2006

Minor- Business Administration