Pastor Jesse is a native of Oakboro, North Carolina. Having been in youth ministry for 10 years, Pastor Jesse answered the call to be Youth Pastor at Red Cross Baptist in April of 2016, and then answered the call to be Lead Pastor of Red Cross Baptist in April of 2017.
He has been married to Tara Herring for 8 years and they have 2 beautiful boys, Jaiyden (3) and Trevyn (1). They reside in Stanfield.
Jesse has a passion to read and write, but is also a movie addict. Some of his favorite books include Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and anything C.S. Lewis. He enjoys Superhero movies and anything that causes him to think.
When Jesse isn't studying or visiting, he spends much of his free time with his family going to Chickfila, used bookstores, or anything his wife and kids want to do.