Jared came to Peachtree in the summer of 2016 after working with students at Harvard Law School for more than three years. He brings significant pastoral ministry and teaching experience to the Peachtree staff, having served congregations in Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Columbia, Missouri. At Peachtree, Jared oversees adult education, outreach, and discipleship. Whether teaching in a classroom, preaching on Sunday, or officiating at weddings, he loves working in a vibrant, thoughtful, and caring community.

Jared is currently pursuing a doctorate degree from Emory University, where he is exploring theological, social, and philosophical assessments of dementia and cognitive decline. He graduated with a Master of Theological Studies from The Divinity School at Duke University with an emphasis in New Testament and Christian origins, and he earned a Bachelor of Arts, with a double major in biblical studies and leadership, from Johnson University. Jared has also completed coursework at Harvard Law School and Harvard Divinity School. His writing has been published in academic journals, and he has been an invited presenter for churches, colleges, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the American Academy of Religion.

Jared is married to Katrina, a writer and editor, and they have two young children.

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