Pastor John was born in East Stroudsburg, Pa. in 1951. He married Donna Jean Sandridge Nauman in 1972. John has three grown and married children: Jamye, Johnny, and Julie and seven grandchildren: Emmalee, Austin, John Wayne, Reagan, Harper, Collins, and Jack.
After graduating high school in 1969 John received his Bachelors in Science Education from the University of Arkansas in 1973, as well as a member of the University's baseball team. After receiving his BSE John went on to teach football and baseball at Pocono Mountain High School as well as an American Legion Coach from 1975-1979. During which time He received his Masters in Education Degree from East Stroudsburg University. Starting in 1982 John was employed by his Alma Mater to manage the Barnhill Arena Concessions and Advertising of Game Day Periodicals; as well as the director of the University's Baseball Camp. Then to top off his athletic accomplishments he was inducted into Pocono Mountain Hall of Fame in 2017.
John currently is the Senior Pastor of Charity Baptist Church in Rogers, Ar. Where he preaches God’s Word faithfully from the Bible, book by book and verse by verse. He also teaches the Adult Sunday School Class and the 5th-6th-grade boy’s Class each Wednesday night. He also drives the church bus for the kids on Wednesday night and Sunday mornings.