Terry Nichols- LPSM Student Pastor
Terry is a follower of Jesus, yet as a man is filled with the need for adventure and exploration. In addition to youth ministry, Terry works an archaeologist and Egyptologist, serving on 2 archaeological digs in Israel and Egypt. The picture above is from the Qumran Caves (the same area as the Dead Sea Scrolls), next to the Dead Sea in Israel.
He has been married to his beautiful wife, Wendy, since 2002. They live with their 2 dogs.
He has been in youth ministry for over 20 years in many roles, and nearly 15 years as a youth pastor in 3 states. He worked at a Camp Hickory Hill, a Christian camp, for 23 summers, from 1994-2016. Terry is a graduate of Baptist Bible College (Scranton, PA- now Clarks Summit University) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Studies, and Liberty University with dual Master’s degrees, and currently attends Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, working on a PhD in Archaeology.
Terry’s Fun Facts
Favorite Band: Music? what’s that?
Favorite Movie: Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Marvel/DC, Star Trek… you get the idea
Favorite Hobbies: Adventure and Travel
Favorite Quotes: “All that is gold does not glitter. Not all who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, a light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be the blade that was broken, the crown-less again shall be king.”- J.R.R Tolkien, Lord of the Rings
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter
“At the sounds of his roar, sorrows will be no more. When he bares his teeth, winter meets its death. And when he shakes his mane, it will be spring again. Wrong will be right, when Aslan comes in sight.”- C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia
Favorite Vacations: Harry Potter World, Universal Studios- Florida.
Favorite Food: Pizza- which will be in heaven.
Favorite Pet: My dog Lacey