Jon oversees all aspects of Neighbors, Nations, Church Planting and Least of These Ministries of Carmel. Jon has extensive experience in leadership as a church planting strategist as well as developing and implementing missional partnerships. Jon and his family recently returned to the United States from India where they served in the marketplace and with an outreach oriented local church to engage one of the largest and least reached cities in the world.
Jon has a passion to inspire and enable The Church to embrace a kingdom-first lifestyle, and he is excited to see how God will use the Carmel family to have an increased impact throughout the city of Charlotte and around the world. He and his wife of 15 years, Kim, have 5 children: Jackson, Benjamin, Katherine, Samuel, and Harrison. Jon and Kim are also co-founders and managers of AshaBelle Ltd. Co. which trains and employs women living in poverty and at risk for trafficking in Delhi. The company makes jewelry, knitwear, and accessories providing artisans sustainable and respectable work while also working strategically with a local ministry to make a holistic impact in the community.