Josh Poteet

Student Pastor

About Me

My Family

Married to Jennie since 2015. Our daughter, Lilla, is a toddler.

My Story

Getting to know Jesus was never a priority growing up. This led me to basing my identity on what I could do (scoring touchdowns, getting the scholarship, being liked) which started an extremely difficult road for me. I ended up hurting and pushing away many of the people that had once been close to me. It was when I reached rock bottom that I finally started looking up, trying to figure out who Jesus was. After two years of searching, I came across a community of young believers that wanted to walk beside me. They didn’t care who I had been, instead they told me whose I was. For the first time in my life I was being discipled and my heart started to change. During this time, Jesus called me to stop pursuing a career in emergency medical services and to pursue a role in ministry. I began my Masters in Theology and became full-time staff at a church in 2017. Through all of this, I have experienced the value of relational discipleship. It radically changed my life and I am excited at the chance to lead middle and high school students through this incredible journey!

Favorite Verse

Ephesians 5:13

Favorite Food

Sushi!!!

Favorite Quote

I got a pretty good one from Progressive.

Favorite Hobby

Small group wiffleball. I even win sometimes.

Favorite Excercise

I pick things up and then put them back down…

Favorite Smell

Victory

I got a pretty good one from Progressive.

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