Rev. Zachary McGowen is the Associate Pastor of Evangelism and Congregational Development. He has been preaching and teaching God’s Word for more than 20 years and loves inspiring congregations to reach their neighborhoods for Jesus Christ and utilizing technology to communicate the gospel message. He has served the Lord in the PC(USA) since 2001, beginning with the First Presbyterian Church, Haines City, Fla. before coming to Lakeland in 2013. He is also a board member of The Fellowship Community. He holds an M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary and is working on his Doctorate of Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary. Zac is married to his beautiful wife, Julie, and together they have two wonderful children, Caleb (8) and Hannah (5). Zac likes to spend time with his family, run, watch college football, hang out at area theme parks, and stay current on tech-related news.