Nathanael has been serving as the Student Ministries Pastor at Salem Church of God in Clayton, OH since the spring of 2013. He has an overwhelming passion for investing in the lives of students, parents, and student ministry volunteers. Nathanael is committed to teaching students that they have the capacity in their world right now to make a difference and change their community in the name of Jesus.
Before entering full time ministry, Nathanael received his bachelor's degrees in Education and History from Anderson University in 2012. He had the privilege of serving at Madison Park Church of God under Gretchen Dedina and Eric Reeder as a volunteer.
Outside of ministry, Nathanael has been married to his amazing wife, Kimmi, since 2013, and they welcomed their first child, Ezra into the world in 2015. He loves movies, music, Seattle sports (Go Hawks!), and playing basketball, soccer, and softball.