Pastor and his family

Pastor James Michael was born on August 27, 1988 in Pikeville, Kentucky. He gave his life to Jesus on May 1, 2011 at the age of 23.  He started teaching Sunday School a year later and accepted the call to preach the Gospel in November of 2014. He was ordained in the Johnson County Conference in January of 2018.

James married his lovely wife LeighAnn on July 27, 2012. They have two handsome boys, Jared and Joshua. James works for R/S Godwin Truck Body Co. in Ivel, KY as a CAD draftsman. Aside from going to Church and preaching the Gospel, James enjoys spending time with his family, camping, and fishing.  

James has been serving as pastor of the Endicott Free Will Baptist Church since January 26, 2020.