Jim was born and raised in Calgary and is married to Kathy. They have six adult children and one granddaughter. Jim became a Christian in 1981 at 22 years of age and has been actively serving in ministry ever since. In 1989, he helped plant a church in NW Calgary and has been involved in numerous outreach events. Jim has a passion for children's ministry, where he has served for 30 years as a volunteer and in a part-time staff position. He utilizes his love for acting to teach and communicate Bible lessons creatively. Jim's life pursuit is to help as many people as possible make a life-changing decision for Jesus Christ.