Pastor, Home Group Leader
Sam serves as a bi-vocational elder while working as Executive Producer and Managing Editor for Church Initiative (a non-profit, publishing ministry). In that role he leads Church Initiative’s content development team which produces web and video resources like DivorceCare, GriefShare and CareLeader.org, a pastoral care website. He is also the co-author of the book Grieving With Hope. Sam graduated from Howard University in 1994 with a B.A. in Communications. And he received a M. Div in Christian Education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1999.
Sam is married to his wife Rachel. They have four children: Katrina, Sam, Nadia, and Amber. Sam loves his work, watching movies, talking with friends, rooting for Washington area sports teams, reading, and playing the piano.