Position & Ministry Description: Noah is Neighborhood’s Youth Pastor. His primary tasks are to invest in, lead, and teach our high school youth, though he also is involved in other youth ministries in the church. His aim is to show our youth the love of Christ and help prepare them for a life of serving Christ in the world.
Noah's Vision: Noah’s vision is to build into the youth who come through our door in a way that is both impactful for the students and honorable to God. He desires for all teens to learn about God and to follow God's will for their lives. Noah attributes where he is now to God’s sovereignty in his life, but also to the youth leaders who invested into him during his teen years. He is excited to now have the chance to give back build into the lives of teens. He desires to help them forge their own personal and meaningful relationships with God and help them discover the joys of following Him.
Family Information: Noah and his wife Nikki have been married since 2020.
Favorite Quote: "Embedded in the larger story of redemption is a principle we must not miss: God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things in the lives of others.” - David Paul Tripp
Church History: Noah attended our ACTS Youth program for about a year in 2017. He later returned to NCAC when he was hired as our Youth Pastor in 2022.
Ministry Experience & Education: Noah has been involved in several forms of youth ministry in his life, ranging from helping in Vacation Bible Schools, AWANA, and Kids' Clubs as a teen, being a counselor at Mountain Meadows Bible Camp, and serving as a part time Youth Pastor in Red Bluff, California. He has done two youth internships and received his bachelor's degree in Bible and Theology in 2021 from Shasta Bible College.