Paul began serving at Good Hope in August 2019 and has has been serving the local church since 2004. Paul became a Jesus-follower at a young age after hearing the gospel preached in his grandmother’s small eastern North Carolina church. After serving in politics for twelve years, Paul felt the call to serve the local church. Paul holds degrees from Liberty University, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Duke Divinity School. Paul has been married to Cheri since 1996 and they have two children, Emma Grace and Harrison.