Jim started LWCC from its origination in 1986. Originally a native of Florida, he moved to Maryland with his wife, Isla, in 1980. While serving as Lead Pastor, Jim continued his academic career earning two bachelor's, a master's degree in Ministerial Leadership, and a D.Min.
When he is not working or studying, Jim enjoys grooming his yard. As a family man, he enjoys spending time with his wife, three grown children, and grandchildren in his free time.