Pastor Jonathan joined the work at Refuge Church in July of 2018 and continues as lead pastor of Christ Fellowship Leesville. He has been in ministry for over 15 years, serving in various roles including lead pastor. He graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2003, receiving an MDiv w/ Biblical Languages.

Jonathan has been married for over 20 years to Lori and has 5 children, Hannah, Madeline, Emerson, Caleb, and Rowan. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, running, and playing disc golf and basketball as much as possible!