Jason Shepherd

Jason Shepherd grew up in Houston, Texas. He graduated high school in 1987 and went to Kansas University on a football scholarship. A year later he transferred to Texas A&M where he played another year before "retiring" from football. He stayed at A&M and earned his undergraduated degree in history. He then went to Dallas Theological Seminary where he earned a master of theology degree (ThM) and won the J. Elwood Evans Award in Pastoral Ministries his senior year. After graduation, Jason moved to California and wrote Bible studies with Charles R. Swindoll for three years. He then returned to Texas and taught Bible and other subjects to middle school and high school students for thirteen years.

As a traveler, Jason has been to the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Spain, Morocco, and Ireland. He has been to the Ann Frank house, the Normandy beaches, the Eiffel Tower, Checkpoint Charlie, The Brandenburg Gate, the Parthenon, Mars Hill, the Pantheon, the Al-Hambra, the Grand Bazaar, and the Cliffs of Moher.

Pastor Shepherd is passionate about God's people and God's word. His motto is "Preach the Word; Love the People." His favorite activities include: spending time with his wife Kristi, appreciating his daughter's art, cheering at his sons' games, throwing the ball for his three golden retrievers, cooking, making things out of wood and leather, and Texas Aggie sports.