UMAB Church Leadership
UMAB Church is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
Sam has served as UMAB Church's Senior Pastor since September 2020.
The attributes that best describe Sam as a pastor are strong preaching, leadership development and counseling. He has expressed a burning desire to lead a church like UMAB Church where biblical views are embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. Sam takes worship and preaching very seriously, spending the first hours of his day focused on Bible study.
He graduated from University of Cincinnati in 2002 with a Bachelors degree in Socioloy. He graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary in 2007 with a Master of Divinity degree.
Sam is an avid baseball fan and bleeds Dodger Blue. He loves pop culture and has deep passion for all things Star Wars.
Sam has been happily married for 5 years to his wife, Shari. They have six childern: Alex, Dean, Aubrie, Sierra, Colin and Christina. They have two grandsons: Bentley and Timmy.