About Me and This Blog


33107389_10160693091485508_4411666264716476416_nI am a follower of Jesus, the husband to Alison, father to Ian, a multi-vocational pastor with Williamsburg Christian Church, ethnographer, activist & justice seeker, founder and president of 3e Restoration Inc, avid reader and coffee drinker. I am also an adjunct professor at Regent University and Rochester College where I teach courses in philosophy, ethics, christian history, leadership and ethnography. In God’s grace, I was given the honor to serve with WCC in October 2010. I received my B.S. in Ministry/Bible at Amridge University and a Masters of Religious Education in Missional Leadership (MREML) from Rochester College. Currently I am a candidate for the Doctorate of Ministry in Contextual Theology at Northern Seminary where I hope to dive deeper into my study of Hospitality as Leadership, Witness and Power, the role of hospitality in congregational renewal and embrace of the socially displaced.

I enjoy hanging out with my family anytime, anywhere. I am deeply grateful for how God graciously works through His Church in all her various forms, despite our brokenness. I am passionate about seeing the last, least, left-out and lost in every neighborhood, city and nation experience God’s in-breaking kingdom, and come to know Jesus as King. My greatest hope is that the Church will continue to experience missional renewal as gospel-centered, kingdom-shaped communities learning to enjoy God and participate in what He is doing in this world as His everyday people, living in everyday places, offering tangible expressions of love, hope and peace in everyday ways. I constantly find myself in need of God’s mercy and grace every day, and prematurely balding.

In my role as founder and president of 3e Restoration Inc, I work with a great staff and Board of Directors to establish partnerships with other faith communities to encourage, equip, and empower them to cultivate a coordinated system of care and web of relationships to friends living through homelessness to  transition from social displacement to holistic sufficiency. 3e Restoration Inc works to break the cycle of homelessness and social displacement through gracious hospitality and systemic change one friend or family at a time.


6 Responses to About Me and This Blog

  1. Jay Owens says:

    Glad to finally get inside the head of Fred. I hope you get as much from this experience as those who read your posts. God bless you!


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  3. Linda says:

    Hi Fred. If you’re who I think you are…I’m your long lost cousin! I am Linda from Albany, GA. Is your Granddad from Albany who is now in Africa? Would love to get in touch with you and the family.


    • Fred says:

      Hi Linda. Yes, I am that guy. It is good to connect with you on here. Send me your email address and I will get you in touch with my mom and dad.


  4. Kevin OSullivan says:

    Looking forward to following

    Liked by 1 person

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