Patrick previously served as CIY’s senior director of weekend events. Prior to that he served as the founder and director of SuperStart – an interactive weekend event specifically tailored for preteen students (grades four, five and six). Patrick is passionate about preteen ministry, and is frequently sought after as a speaker and teacher all over the country. According to Jayson French, he is the “best content creator in the history of CIY.” In his role as vice president of content creation he will oversee production, design and development of all interactive programming elements. Essentially, he and his teams will be responsible for the content that gets delivered to churches and students. Patrick is a graduate of Johnson Bible College. Prior to joining CIY, he and his wife, Samantha, were part of Traveling Mercies – a traveling theater group that performed in churches and at ministry-related events all over the country. Patrick also previously served as children’s ministry programmer at Northview Christian Church in Atlanta. Today Patrick and Samantha are members at Christ’s Church of Oronogo, near Joplin, MO, where Samantha is also on the ministry staff.