Responsibilities: My primary responsibilties are preaching, vision, and directional leadership for the church

Family: Married to Emily in 2004, and happy dad of four children - James, Cooper, Lilly Claire, and Hadley

Education:

B. B. A. in Marketing, University of Kentucky (2001)

M. Div in Mission & Church, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2004)

Ph.D in Leadership, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2008)

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Favorite Books Outside the Bible:

Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis

Dynamics of Spiritual Life by Richard Lovelace

Total Church by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis

Desiring God by John Piper

Religious Affections by Jonathan Edwards

Email: sam@somaindy.com

Twitter: @brandonshields