Paul grew up in Alabama, Roll Tide! He met his wife Jackie in Colorado Springs, CO, and they have been married for 34 years. All five of their children were born in Colorado Springs. They have four grandchildren, with another on the way. Paul has an MA in English and an MA in Theological Studies from Westminster Theological Seminary. He has been in education for 27 years–Christian, classical, charter, and public– on the secondary and collegiate level. He has served as teacher, head of school, principal, dean of students, chair of his college English department, and coordinator of concurrent enrollment. He is now in full-time ministry at a nondenominational church in Colorado Springs, serving as Director of Community Groups and enjoying pastoral duties in men’s ministry and counseling. Paul has a passion for preparing high school students for college life, helping them understand the battles they will be facing and the joys they can experience as they live out the gospel of Jesus Christ. What better way to prepare them than delving into Great Conversations 6!