Jon grew up in Maidenhead in south east England where he attended Boyn Hill Baptist Church. His call to Baptist Ministry started just after his Baptism age 13 and grew throughout his teenage years which lead to him undertaking a gap year with BMS World Mission in Uganda aged 18 when he left school to test the calling further. After another year working as pastoral assistant and several short-term 'secular' work placements, including being a teaching assistant and Santa (amongst other things), Jon was accepted to train for Baptist Ministry at South Wales Baptist College in Cardiff. He was ac Jon has a heart for seeing the Church grow, Discipleship and preaching. Jon also plays the cello, enjoys reading and is a avid Arsenal Fan.