Pastor John ("PJ") began in pastoral ministry in 1992 and has served as Lead Pastor in 3 incredible churches--focusing on love for our neighbor and church health. John joined Rolling Hills in July 2020 and has loved making friends with his neighbors in Danville and the San Ramon Valley. His experience includes pastoring in the Chicago suburbs--serving there for nearly 22 years--as well as a storybook town in the mountains west of Denver for 6+ years.
John and his wife Julie married in 1998 and have 4 kids--Jack, Cameron, Ellie, and Caleb--who are spread out all over the U.S. He is an avid Kansas Jayhawk and Kansas City Chiefs fan! (John grew up in Kansas City.) His education includes undergraduate and seminary training at Maranatha (Wisconsin) and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (IL).
PJ has authored multiple books with the hopes of helping people fall in love with God and His Word to them. Included among his books are Begin (Genesis), Word on the Street (Gospel of John), 10 (The Ten Commandments), Homeward Bound (1 & 2 Peter), Walls (Ezra+Nehemiah), as well as Join God and AfterLife.