Josh has spent the last 16 years ministering in the local church serving as Worship Pastor, Student Pastor, Discipleship Director and the Associate Pastor of a church plant. Throughout his time serving the body of Christ, Josh has led and served on dozens of mission teams in locations all over the world. His first experience on the mission field was at age 11 when he visited Honduras with his father, an experience which solidified a passion and calling for carrying the gospel to the vulnerable places of the world. Today Josh serves as the Church Partnerships Director for Mission: Hope. He is passionate about helping the church engage in global missions by fulfilling the great commission and great commandment. Josh is blissfully married to his high school sweetheart Lauri and they have two wonderful children Bo and Ellie Jane. They consider themselves a family on mission, living and serving in Atlanta’s most vulnerable neighborhoods.