Lead Pastor

Jake is originally from Greenville, South Carolina. He and his wife, Kristi, have been married for 16 years and they have two children - Logan (12) and London (9).

Jake has been a part of North Point Ministries for 14 years. Prior to leading The Gulf, he served as an Associate Pastor with two North Point Partner Churches (Greenville, SC and Fort Walton Beach, FL) and a North Point Campus in Atlanta, GA (Browns Bridge). Before going into ministry, Jake spent several years in the business world with a Civil Engineering Firm. 

Jake has a passion for reaching the unchurched people of our community. When he's not working, you can usually find him spending time with his family, on the water, eating at Chick-fil-A, or cheering on the Tar Heels and Red Sox.

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Family Ministry Director

Lindsey is originally from Mokena, Illinois. She married her best friend, Howie, in 2018.

Having always had a passion for the next generation, Lindsey earned a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education followed by 9 years of general and special education teaching. Shortly after moving to Florida, she served as a teacher to the at-risk youth of Grace Place for Children & Families. She continues to serve as an active board member of All God's People, a ministry serving the needs of Chicago's homeless population.

When she's not working you can find her spending time with family & friends, golfing with her husband, and enjoying all SWFL has to offer!

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