Worship Leader with more than seven years of experience planning, developing and implementing healthy worship culture and dynamic teams. Freelance writer with more than three years of experience in the field of journalism.
Southwestern UniversityMay 2015Bachelor of Arts: HistoryGeorgetown, Texas
Minor in Communication/Journalism Graduated Cum Laude
Grace Bible Church - CreeksideAugust 2017 to CurrentWorship Leader College Station, Texas
Oversees all worship services of Creekside campus; oversees team of over 30 worship and production volunteers
Recruited and grew worship team from six musicians to twelve within first year of employment
Mentored two youth worship leaders and helped provide first-ever worship service at youth gathering
Has been a part of team that has seen church grow from 300 to over 500 adults in service
Responsible for scheduling, coordinating and executing Sunday morning services and other church-wide worship events.
Williamson County SunAugust 2017 to CurrentFreelance Writer Georgetown, Texas
Wrote multiple articles for the local newspaper in Georgetown, TX.
Conducted professional interviews both in-person, over the phone and through email.
Specialized in articles on sports, business and local culture.
Austin Stone Community ChurchMay 2015 to June 2017Worship Resident Austin, Texas
Trained and developed as minister under guidance of worship pastor Brett Land
Completed church's yearly theology and equipping course, as part of cohort of 5 other musicians; studied Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem (and other resources); tested knowledge through quarterly oral examinations
Led youth worship service at church's Downtown Campus: fielded and mentored worship band, developed musicians, created and distributed worship set-lists, led service set-up and tear-down, recruited students volunteers, and took charge of Planning Center and Pro-Presenter files; acquired basic proficiency in running sound
Led weekly small group of 5-7 high school students, teaching them how to grow in their spiritual disciplines and how to share their faith through word and deed
Led worship in numerous external ministries, including Student Life Camps, University of Texas's Baptist Student Ministry, Laity Lodge Youth and Family Camp, multiple youth retreats in Texas, and multiple churches across Texas
Wrote and published numerous articles for austinstoneworship.com blog and the North American Mission Board, read by thousands of worship pastors and church planters nationwide
River Rock Bible ChurchOctober 2014 to May 2015Worship Intern Georgetown, Texas
Took part in intensive discipleship and leadership development under worship pastor Stephen Galan, including comprehensive mentorship of biblical theology, character and skill.
Learned theology, practicality, and comprehensive nature specifically of worship pastor role.
Led worship for church every Sunday; assisted with sound and lights set-up.
Experienced what it is like to be apart of a church plant.
Became skilled in using Planning Center Online.
Georgetown YoungLifeApril 2014 to CurrentCollege YoungLife Leader Georgetown, Texas
Led small group Bible study of 10-20 college freshmen men weekly.
Coordinated multiple small group events to incorporate adventure and the gospel.
Responsible for discipleship and leadership development for men seeking to grow in their relationship with Christ.
Southwestern UniversityApril 2014 to May 2015Head Equipment Manager Georgetown, Texas
Provided excellent customer service while coordinating all outdoor equipment checkouts.
Tended to and improved all intramural fields for 20+ scheduled tournaments and events.
Maintained inventory of more than $15,000 worth of equipment.
Southwestern UniversityApril 2013 to May 2014Head Resident Assistant Resident Assistant Georgetown, Texas
Demonstrated communication skills by helping 90 first-year residents through personal and academic problems while adjusting to college life.
Instilled confidence in first-year students by assisting them with study habits, time management and writing skills.
Southwestern UniversitySeptember 2011 to May 2015Worship Leader Georgetown, Texas
Generated atmosphere of worship that encouraged spiritual growth and tranquility for Christian students with three different Christian clubs on campus as well as multiple churches in community.
Integrated Bible-based, spiritually invigorating worship service for students and community members to practice their spiritual beliefs or simply sing along to more than 50 worship songs.
Training and development
Excels in writing, administration, communication and public speaking