In 1997 John accepted a calling to Christian Ministry while serving in the US Air Force.  He was stationed in Las Vegas, Nevada with his wife Stacey and their 4 children.  In 1998 while stationed in Saudi Arabia John sensed God leading him to leave 13 years of military service and move to Ohio and start a church.  In May of 1999 John, Stacey and their children took a leap of faith and moved to the state of Ohio, trusting God for provision.  For 11 years John faithfully served in church choirs, praise teams, as a youth leader and a coordinator for church cell groups.  Stacey has served in the children's ministry, a youth leader and a cell group leader. Pastor Stacey currently serves as Vice President of the Executive Committee for Piqua Compassion Network  In October of 2008 John and Stacey planted True Vine Church in a living room in Piqua Ohio with 12 people in attendance.  True Vine is experiencing the salvation of souls, the transformation of lives and consistent growth.  John preaches the word of God with passion and boldness.  John and Stacey believe that teaching the truth of God's word will set people free.  They have been married for over 18 years and reside in Troy with 2 of their children.  John and Stacey are the proud grandparents of their first grandson.


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