James served in the music ministry of a local church in Jacksonville, Florida, where he met Beth, a first grade teacher in the Christian school. They were married in 2005, and in 2007 the Lord led them to Mikado Baptist Church.
Originally from upstate New York, James studied church music at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. Over the years he has had numerous opportunities to minister through music. James is a published composer and arranger, and many of his songs have been professionally recorded.
Beth, originally from Minnesota, attended Maranatha Baptist College in Wisconsin. She is a homemaker and enjoys serving in the children’s ministries of their church. Together, James and Beth lead a young couples class at Mikado called InHarmony. They reside in Warner Robins, south of Macon, with their young children: Michael, Katelyn, Daniel and Jacob.