Jason Porterfield has been serving as our Interim Youth Pastor since July 1st, 2016. He has a bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry from Messiah College and a Masters of Arts in Theology from Fuller Seminary. Upon graduating from Messiah College, Jason spent a year hosting youth groups on short-term inner-city mission trips in Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Afterwards, Jason served as a missionary with Servants to Asia’s Urban Poor, first in Canada’s poorest neighborhood and then in the slums of Indonesia’s capital city.
Jason’s wife Laura works as a family doctor with UTMB in Galveston. They have three young kids: Mika, Luke and Jono. The oldest two are part of a Spanish immersion program at their elementary school. In his free time, Jason enjoys gardening, writing, and spending time with extended family.