grew up just up the road in Lynchburg, Virginia.
parents were committed to taking him and his
sisters to strong, Bible-preaching churches throughout their childhood.
As a result of this commitment, Andrew
heard about the truth of the saving work of Jesus Christ and accepted it at a very young age.
Through many ups and downs, his
faith grew and strengthened and he
eventually felt the call of God into vocational ministry.
pursued this calling in his
educational life, first attending Word of Life Bible Institute
in Schroon Lake, New York (where he
wife, Laura) and then graduating from Liberty University
in Lynchburg, Virginia.
In 2004, Andrew and Laura moved to Charlotte, North Carolina so that he could study for the Master of Divinity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
He graduated in May of 2008 and was called to be the pastor of Fontaine in July of that year.
Andrew, Laura and Julienne moved to Martinsville in August of 2008 and began ministry at Fontaine.