Jim was born and reared in Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas. He and Krista married while he was in graduate school and they moved to San Diego in 1999 where Jim began work for a biotech company. They have 4 kids, one is a senior in high school, two are in college and one graduated from university and is working in Phoenix. Jim and Krista have attended LifeBridge since 2000. Jim has previously served on the Board and as an Elder. He served as AWANA Commander for 7 years and has currently been serving as a teacher in the BridgeKids Children’s Program. In his spare time, Jim enjoys reading, riding his bike, and doing woodwork.