Jon had the privilege of growing up in a Christian home with parents who served in an addictions ministry for most of his life. He is the oldest of 7 siblings. After graduating with his Bachelor’s degree in Bible, Jon was a youth pastor for 9 years and loved riding the crazy rollercoaster of youth ministry before stepping out and accepting the calling of God to start Summit Life Church. Jon is currently working on his Masters in Ministry and is a certified biblical counselor with ACBC and loves seeing lives transformed through the application of the Word of God. His heart is to disciple believers to be all that God has created them to be and to live lives dedicated to the gospel. Jon is madly in love with his wife Lauren to whom he attributes his love for a good cup of coffee and the Kansas Jayhawks. Jon loves being a daddy to his three baby girls; Emmy (7), Everly (5), and Elise (2) and can be found playing the prince for their tea parties or the bad guy for their light saber wars. He enjoys the gym and weight lifting, is an avid outdoorsman and huge wing eater. Lauren is a Home Management Specialist and the Director of Child Development in the Pierson household and loves her job as challenging as it can be! She loves being able to homeschool their daughters and enjoys decorating and all things creative and organizational. Bible Study Fellowship, reading, fashion, and all things coffee and Target are a few of her favorite things.