Nathan grew up in Tanzania, East Africa, where his family served as church planting missionaries, It was there that Nathan gained a deep love and respect for the cultures and peoples of the world. Nathan has a passion for the rigorous exposition of the Scriptures so that God might be known, His grace in Christ be realized, and the Christian be moved to an obedient, sacrificial mission. Nathan frequently says "No matter who you are or where you are from, we are a church of broken people all in need of God's grace." Nathan and his wife Jessica have three children, Caden, Lydia, and Jason. He received a Bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Liberty University, a Master of Divinity in Ministry Leadership and Islamic Studies from Columbia International University, and a Doctorate in Expositional Preaching from the Master's Seminary. He’s been the senior pastor of Heritage Baptist Church since 2012.