Pastor James is a Panama City, Fl. native who has developed a heart for discipleship and connecting the community to the local church. His personal mission is to intentionally impact people’s lives with the Gospel and leading them to become passionate, fully engaged, transformational followers of Jesus. James is married to his gorgeous wife, Chantel. Together, they are stewarding four sons: Caleb, Israel, Joel, and Timothy. In recognizing God’s sovereign will, they also have one child, Jamie, that is in the presence of the risen King.
Prior to Liberty, James served six years as the Education and Discipleship Pastor at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Dothan, AL., and served as an Adjunct Instructor at Kingdom College in Headland, AL. He also served as a Youth Pastor for seven years at Family of God Baptist Church in Panama City, FL. James received both his Bachelor and Masters’ degrees from The Baptist College of Florida. He is currently pursuing a second masters, a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Biblical Languages from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
James loves his family and seeks to honor God while leading them.”