Born and raised in Central Illinois, Nathan received an associates degree in graphic design then turned his attention to an arts education major, eager to develop artistic skills in others. Having served on a new-church launch team and desiring to pursue a life-long call to ministry, he is an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene.
He currently serves as Senior Pastor of the Dekalb First Church of the Nazarene and Church Planting Pastor at Living Well Church. Nathan most enjoys learning the practice of building meaningful relationships and teaching these skills to others. Interested in applying the arts as a means of self-expression, communication, and worship, Nathan takes joy in encouraging and helping people develop new creative endeavors in the arts. He also enjoys playing and performing various instruments, displaying and creating in many art mediums, photography, biking, walking, and playing with his children. He lives in Dekalb with his family. Nathan serves as a Pastoral Counselor with Clinical Supervision.