Pastor Jon was born in San Diego, California, but raised in North West Montana. Jon has worked in youth ministry since 2001 serving in Montana, Seattle, Louisiana, and joined Bethel in August of 2010. He has a B.A. of Psychology with an emphasis on Youth and Family counseling from Louisiana Tech University and a Master’s of Theology from Liberty University. Jon and his wife, Amanda, have four children, Josiah, Hannah, Sarah and Isaiah. Besides spending time with his family, Jon’s hobbies include playing guitar, gardening, watching Netflix, and although he enjoys all football, he especially cheers for the San Diego Chargers. Favorite scriptures of his are found in Philippians, Ruth, Romans, and Acts. Jon loves working with the students of Bethel Baptist Church and desires them to “grow closer together as they most importantly grow closer to Christ”.