Joseph serves as our Music and Missions Minister, where he leads our choirs, instrumentalist, and A/V teams on Sundays and coordinating a variety of missions opportunities through the year.
He has been in the ministry for 21 years and on staff at Poplar Springs since June 2015. He received his Bachelors in Church Music from Toccoa Falls College in 2002 and a Masters of Music Education from University of West GA in 2006.
He and his wife, Meredith, have three daughters: Lydia, Ella and Ruby. Joseph desires to see every generation working and worshiping together. He loves helping all of God’s children get involved in ministry, finding a place to serve and making much of Him.
People that inspire me: Bob Kauflin, Thomas Sowell, Anthony Melchiorri
One thing most people don't know about me: I like carpentry.
Weird Quirk(s): I fight hoarding tendencies. You never know when you're gonna need that!
Least favorite thing to do: Cleaning toilets.
Hidden Talent: Tuba
What makes me laugh: Dry Humor
Biggest Fear: Being trapped in a room with an extrovert.
Favorite Movies: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Scripture: Colossians 3:16
Favorite Sports: N/A
Favorite Music/Band/Singers: I enjoy it all. From classical to bluegrass to contemporary styles.
Favorite Books: "A Praying Life" by Paul E. Miller, "Doxology and Theology" by Matt Boswell, "Christ-Centered Worship" by Bryan Chapell, "Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire" by Jim Cymbala
Favorite TV Shows: Blue Bloods, This Old House, The Office