11428490_10153293649970491_644848415398454547_nWhile Kim and I know many folks in Wilmington, we realize that you might be wondering just who exactly this Nate guy is. Since my favorite form of communication is the bullet point, let me share a few with you …

  • Grew up as a rebellious preacher’s kid.
  • Served St. Andrews-Covenant as a youth director for over 7 years in Wilmington.
  • Graduated from the University of Arkansas, Fuller Seminary with an M.Div.
  • 16 years in full-time ministry.
  • Incredibly supportive parents, brother, wife and children.
  • Co-author of a book about volunteering. Working on another about discernment.
  • Wife, Kim is from Charlotte and graduated from UNCW.
  • 1 John 4:19 has shaped me my entire ministry. Look it up!
  • Love to cook, garden, eat, fish, eat, hunt, write and eat.
  • Broncos, Cardinals, Razorbacks, Little League World Series.
  • Coach/Consultant for Fuller Youth Institute and Ministry Architects.
  • Almost 9 years of serving at this incredible church
  • ENFP
  • Deep lover of the church, warts and all.
  • Flaming Amy’s = Buffalo Chicken w/ Ranch Burrito
  • Been to Israel, Brazil, Kenya, Ethiopia, Jamaica, the DR, and Mexico to serve.
  • Reading Eugene Peterson, Nouwen, Dale Bruner, Buechner, Luther, Kierkegaard, Bonhoeffer, Andy Stanley, Ortberg, Dallas Willard, Andy Crouch, Ruth Haley Barton..
  • Love John, Ruth and Peter in scripture.
  • Sharing the Lord’s Supper and baptism are great gifts as a pastor.
  • Fried Chicken = Love Language.
  • Have a heart for those who are skeptical of the church and faith.


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