|Occupation||striving uncommon Christian|
|Location||Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County, NC, United States|
|Introduction||Founder of Uncommon Christian Ministries ('07- ). Served churches in USA (KY, NC, WA), Canada and Israel ('92- ). Ministry/Pilgrimage/Sabbatical in Israel ('09-'11). Youth/Young adult and college campus pastor ('02-'09). Author-Biographer on American evangelist James Brainerd Taylor (1801-1829). Basketball coach middle school, high school and community college ('01-'06). Substitute public school teacher, K-12 ('08-'09, '11-'12). Graduate of Canada's Prairie College (B.A.) and Toronto Baptist Seminary (M.Div., Th.M.), and USA/Oregon's Western Seminary (D.Min.). University-based professional certificates (Maryland, Michigan, UC-Berkeley, Villanova, Yale). Member of American Society of Church History + Evangelical Missiological Society + Evangelical Theological Society + Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals (FIRE) + North Roanoke Baptist Association (NC) + Shepherds Theological Seminary 360 Regional Fellowship (NC) + Nineteenth Century Studies Association + National Trust for Historic Preservation + American Motorcyclist Association + Iron Butt Association + IAHCSMM. Motorcyclist ('90- ) and rider of '04 Suzuki V-Strom DL650.|
|Interests||uncommon (biblical) Christianity, Theology, Spirituality, Preaching, History, Christian Discipleship (Spiritual Formation), Israel, nature, Lewis & Clark and 19th-century American and Canadian Western Pioneers, Motorcycles, Sports, Travel, African-American/Native-American/Jewish Heritage and Culture|
|Favorite Music||Classic Christian hymns, Contemporary Christian, Bluegrass, Blues, Black gospel, Folk, Jazz, Motown|
|Favorite Books||The Bible, Memoir of James Brainerd Taylor (J.H. Rice/B.H. Rice 1833), A New Tribute to the Memory of James Brainerd Taylor (F.W. Taylor 1838), The Life of David Brainerd (J. Edwards 1749), The Works of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)|
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