Jacob joined the CIL Staff as the Community Life Pastor in July of 2021. Jacob grew up in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and is committed to cultivating opportunities for people to grow both in Christ and Biblical community.
Jacob received a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Pastoral Ministry from Trevecca University in Nashville, TN. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Theology and Biblical Studies from Trevecca University. Jacob is a chaplain at the Sumner County YMCA.
Jacob married his person and partner, Katherine Bell, in July of 2018. They met and served together during their undergrad years at Trevecca. They have two dogs – Tucker and Millie Bell. They love spending time with their close friends, cooking good food together, and exploring nature. Jacob loves learning and talking Christian theology, Tennessee Titans football, and adventuring to local coffee shops.