Director of Evangelism
Phil’s passion is sharing with people how they can experience a vibrant, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Phil grew up in Houston and became a Christian when a friend shared the Gospel with him while a student at the University of Texas.
Two years after graduating from UT, Phil joined the full-time staff of Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru), and spent the next 30 years with that organization, including assignments in Swaziland, Africa; Washington, DC; and Atlanta, Georgia.
Phil then spent four years on the staff of Carver College in Atlanta, Georgia, where he served as a Professor and as Director of Advancement. He has served as the Director of Evangelism at VPC for the past 12 years. He earned a Master of Arts in Leadership and a Master of Divinity from Luther Rice University and was awarded a Doctor of Divinity from Carver College.
Phil is married to Debby and they have three grown daughters and four grandchildren.