Pastor Paul joined us on July 1, 2018, and serves as our lead pastor. He is a graduate of Trinity Bible College with a BA in Biblical studies and minor in counseling. He is a licensed minister of the Assemblies of God. Prior to joining Bemidji First Assembly of God, he served as a campus minister in Hesperia, CA for 8 years and has been in church ministry all of his life. His passion is to help people find hope in Christ and reach their full potential in Him. Pastor Paul married his best friend, Sara, in December 2005, and they have 4 beautiful children: Gavin, Avari, Jonah and Emily.