Homeless Services Liaison
Jonathan, a Kingsport native, has a history of working with different churches and nonprofits in Tennessee and North Carolina for more than 10 years. He has led and served on numerous trips, domestic and international, and worked with nonprofits with the purpose of bringing positive change to our cities.
Jonathan spent four years in Charlotte working with One7 Ministries as Director of Operations. One7 Ministries primary mission is to promote self-sufficiency in homeless immigrant and refugee families. In 2016, Jonathan and his family returned home to begin a non-profit, Engage TriCities, with a mission for serving the homeless. Jonathan also trained in Atlanta with Robert Lupton, author of “Toxic Charity – How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help – and How to Reverse It.” Jonathan lives in Kingsport with his wife Carla and their two children. In his spare time Jonathan enjoys spending time with family and UNC basketball.