Jacob has served as Pastor at New Hope Baptist Church in Sparkman, AR since August of 2016. Prior to New Hope, he served as pastor at First Southern Baptist Church in Bearden, AR and Smead Community Baptist Church in Sparkman, AR. Jacob has also served as a youth pastor and a small group administrator within the local church. He has had the privilege of proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ at revivals, DNow Conferences, church camps and BCM events along with preaching an evangelistic crusade overseas. He founded and was the CEO of Never Thirst, a 501©3 faith-based non-profit organization that provided bottled water to areas hit by natural disasters, from 2011-2016.
Jacob’s passion is to see people come to know Jesus Christ as Savior along with helping them to find and live out the purpose for which God created them. He believes this is done by developing a personal and intimate relationship with Christ! His mission in life can be summed up by three things: Loving God, Loving People, and Serving Both!
He is married to the love of his life and best friend, Holly. Jacob is also the dad to three great kids: Peyton, Caitlyn and Megan. He is originally from North Little Rock, AR. They now resided in South Arkansas.
Jacob has an Associate of Arts in Business Management from ASU-Beebe and a Bachelor of Arts in Theology/Ministry and Leadership from Hillsdale Free Will Baptist Bible College.