John was born into a loving, Christian home in Greenville, SC. His late father was a Ruling Elder in the PCA, who signed the charter forming the denomination. His mother is a lifelong music educator, choir director and dedicated member of Second Presbyterian Church, Greenville.
John served as a professional musician, advertising and media producer, working in Nashville, Chicago and LA. John also served as Director of Christian Education at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Nashville, TN. He was ordained a Deacon and then Elder in the PCA. He served as the Director of Media Services and then Vice President for Ligonier Ministries, the teaching ministry of Dr. RC Sproul, from 2003 – 2011. He was a Ruling Elder at St. Andrew’s Church in Lake Mary, FL while at Ligonier. He and his wife Cindy have 4 young adults, Mac, Blair, Knox and Lindsay. Cindy is the Director of Development for Radiance Women’s Center, Beaufort, SC. She is an accomplished educator, music director and a former President of the Women in the Church at Second Presbyterian Church of Greenville, SC. John is serving as Director of Ministry at First Scots, teaching, training, supporting the work of the Senior Pastor and Elders, administrating and helping develop the work and mission of our congregation.