Jim Shirk

Executive Director

Family: Lori (my Angel Bride) and I have four children (Scott, Matt, Lindsey, and MacKenzie) and our grandson Oliver.

Music: Inspired by the music of Lauren Daigle, Matt Maher, Phil Wickham, and Michael W. Smith. Raised on the stylings of Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, Don Henley, and the Eagles.

Books: Bible: Proverbs and James; Christian: Good and Angry, Unoffendable, the Ruthless Elimination of Hurry, and the Language of God; Relaxation: Michael Crichton, Daniel Silva, and StarTrek stories.

Interests: The great outdoors, off-roading in the mountains, sports (playing and watching), and teaching 5th/6th grade students on Sunday mornings.

Best Day: A relaxing morning run with my spaniel, followed by a big breakfast and an outdoor adventure with the family, followed by a SeaHawks win on Sunday night!

Favorite Verses: James 1:2-4 for its reminder of patience and perseverance / Philippians 4:12-13 for its reminder of contentment and strength.