Jim was born in Illinois, spent his grade school years in Ontario, Canada and graduated from high school in Pennsylvania. He earned an electrical engineering degree from Grove City College. He met his wife, Alice, there and they married in 1982. The Lord has blessed them with 3 children and 7 grandchildren. Jim worked at Eastman Kodak for 31 years and now is employed at Kodak Alaris as a quality engineer. Jim gave his life to Christ at age 13 at Ontario Pioneer Camp. Jim loves God’s word and has enjoyed studying, learning, and teaching for many years. He has served in many ministries including missions, youth, Christian Service Brigade, small group leader, Sunday school teacher, church elder, and currently serves as chairman of the elder board. Jim enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, canoeing, hiking, photography, and building things.