Aaron serves as the Pastor of Students and Operations at Freedom Church in downtown Lincolnton, NC. In addition to general pastoral duties, he oversees student discipleship, internships, deacons, local ministry, missions, operations, and communications. Before his time at Freedom, Aaron served churches in Oklahoma and North Carolina. In 2014 he received an M.Div from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and is now pursuing a Doctor of Ministry. He also serves on the Articles and Bylaws committee with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. In 2022, Aaron established a cohort designed to equip and encourage Associate and Executive Pastors in the Pillar Network. Aaron and his wife Sarah have two daughters. In his spare time, Aaron enjoys reading books on American history, smoking meat, woodworking, cheering for the Tar Heels, and playing board games with his family.