Originally from Peterhead in North East Scotland, James became the pastor of Zoar Baptist Church in 2010. Prior to this James was an Elder in Surrey Chapel, Norwich.
James undertook a course of study at the Preachers Seminary in Stowmarket over four years whilst also being fully employed as a Graphic Designer.
James preached regularly and led bible studies at many churches in Norfolk and Suffolk before accepting a full time appointment to Zoar Baptist Chapel.
James is married to Joanna and has two children, Robert and Rebecca and a dog named Bonnie.
James has a passion for outreach and learning from the bible and feels the church at Zoar and all members should be a shining light to the surrounding area in which God has placed us.