Pastor Jim has been serving the Muncie First Brethren Church since 2000.  Jim grew up as a PK (Pastor’s Kid) and spent his teen years in Muncie as his father served the Muncie congregation.  Jim graduated from Yorktown High School in 1982, married his wife Elizabeth in 1985 and attended various universities before enrolling in Ashland Theological Seminary in 1990.  He first served the Lanark First Brethren Church, in Lanark, Illinois from 1993-2000.  Jim and Elizabeth have three children.