Jerry and his family joined the pastoral team of Southcrest in August of 2008. Jerry has served in the ministry for the last 30 years. During that time he has ministered at churches and Baptist state conventions in Texas, Colorado and California. Most recently, Jerry served as worship leader and pastor of multisite venues for Shadow Mountain Community Church and Turning Point Television with Dr. David Jeremiah in El Cajon, California.
Jerry has also previously been an undergraduate and online dean at Southern California and professor of worship studies for San Diego Christian College.
Jerry and his wife Sally celebrated 26 years of married in June of 2013. They are the blessed parents of two beautiful daughters. Arianna is married to Jordan Freelen and lives in Burleson, Texas. Sarah-Brooke is a junior studying nursing in Lubbock, Texas.
Jerry earned his bachelor of music degree from East Texas University, a Master of Arts in religion/worship studies from Liberty University, a master of religious studies and a master of arts in Biblical studies from Southern California Seminary and a doctorate of education specialist in educational leadership from Liberty University.
Jerry’s life verse is Romans 12:1-2