John has served as executive leader for the Business Services Group since August 2006. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the BSCNC and its various facilities. The Business Services Group includes the accounting team, human resources, GuideStone services, and our primary camp and conference centers (Caswell, Caraway and Truett).
John served as senior pastor of three North Carolina Baptist churches for 17 years before coming to the BSCNC, most recently at First Baptist Church of Matthews. As a pastor, he was active in North Carolina Baptist life both at the associational and state levels, including serving as BSCNC Board of Directors president for two years. Prior to his calling to vocational ministry, John was an executive in the mortgage banking and financial planning fields.
John earned his bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and master of divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
He and his wife, Kristi, are active members of Lee Park Baptist Church in Monroe. They have four daughters and one granddaughter.