Julie grew up in Allen, Texas. She was an active member of her church growing up and accepted Jesus at a young age. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business from LeTourneau University and is in pursuit of a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She plans to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. Children are her passion! Her ministry is built around her purpose, to raise up the next generation of Christ followers for the greater good of His creation. She has been married to her husband Michael for 17 years and they have three sons—Austin (14) and twins, Barrett and Dylan (12). She has been serving on staff at FBC Van since 2008.