Brian resides in Dallas, TX but is a central Georgia native and a Mercer University graduate (2004). He plans to relocate to NC in Summer 2022. He earned a Master’s of Divinity concentrated in biblical counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary in 2014. Prior to seminary, he worked 2 years in Utah as a field guide with at-risk teens for a wilderness therapy program. In 2014, he began a 2-year pastoral internship at Mercy Presbyterian Church in Dallas, TX. From 2016 to 2021, Brian worked with For the Nations: Refugee Outreach, a Dallas-based Christian non-profit, to serve refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Part of his work included the Coordinator of Trauma Healing and Biblical Counseling as well as an ESL instructor and as a member of the Family Services team. Brian is married to Simpson and they have three children. He enjoys early morning runs and chasing after his children in the afternoon following work.