My life’s objective is to live fully and wholly,
following in the way of Jesus,
to write a good story with my life,
and help others write one with theirs.

Born June 19, 1977, Minden, LA
Graduated Class of 1995, Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Ordained January 2006, Houston, TX
Married Abby Conner, December 23, 2006
Son, James Conner Thomas, born February 10, 2011

1995-2000, East Texas Baptist University, Marshall, TX.
Bachelor of Arts in Religion, Minor in Theater

2001-2005, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA

2007-2009, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Havard Campus,
Houston, TX

Crossroads Baptist Church, Marshall, TX
August 2000 to June 2001, Youth Minister
David Rice - Pastor
Part-time responsibility for maintaining programming for a group of 20- 30 students. Planned budget, midweek and weekend Bible studies, camps, retreats, and the group’s first mission trip.

Jefferson Baptist Church, Baton Rouge, LA
August 2001 to October 2005, Youth Minister,
T.C. French Jr. - Pastor
Full-time planning and direction of all Youth Ministry events, including Sunday School, Wednesday Night Bible Study, camps, retreats, mission trips, service projects, and fundraisers.  Determined strategic vision and direction for a group of 60-70 students.

Copperfield Church, Houston, TX
November 2005 to August 2010, High School Pastor,
Larry Womack - Pastor
Full-time oversight of all programming for 100+ High School students.  Planning and direction of programs including weekend large-group Bible study, camps, retreats, mission trips, service projects, and fellowship events.  Organization and implementation of graded small group program. Assembled and led a team of adult and student volunteer ministers.

Copperfield Church, Houston, TX
August 2010 to January 2011, College/Young Adult Pastor,
Larry Womack - Pastor
Formation of new College Age/ Young Adult ministry. Formation of weekend small-group, weekday recreational outreach. Created, planned and taught midweek large-group gathering for NW Houston. Initiated weekly campus ministry in partnership with Baptist Collegiate Ministry and Campus Crusade for Christ.

Living Word Lutheran Church, Katy, TX
August 2011 to present, Director of High School and Young Adults
Emmanuel Jackson - Pastor
Programming and events, vision, and spiritual leadership for High School students and their parents in partnership with the Family Faith Life team. Communication, administration, and budget planning as a member of the church staff. Oversight of visual media/ video screens for 4 weekly worship services. Programming and execution of events for Young Adults.

Available by request.