James has been serving as the Minister of Recreation since April of 2009. He is responsible for the operations and programming of the Family Life Center.
James is originally from Fort Worth, TX. He attended Baylor University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education as a Church Recreation Major. He also attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he received a Master of Arts Degree in Christian Education.
Prior to coming to First Baptist Church, James served as the Minister of SportsLife at Wedgwood Baptist Church for seven years and before that he was the Recreation Assistant at First Baptist Church of Mountain Home, Arkansas for three and half years.
James is married to Peggy Booth. They have two sons, Jeffery and William.