Paul serves as the Student Pastor. He was born in Seoul, Korea. At age three, he was adopted by a wonderful military family. He spent his childhood moving around with his family from Hawaii to Germany and everywhere in between. His family finally settled in Salem, Oregon when his father retired. In Salem, Paul met his wonderful wife, Laura. They were married in 2000. The Lord blessed him with a son the following year, a daughter in 2005 and a son in 2013.
Paul graduated from Corban College in Salem with his Bachelor's in Student and Family Ministry. He went on to get his Master's in Christian Education from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been working in student ministry for over a decade. In July 2011, God called him to join the staff at Central Baptist Church to reach the students of Clovis for Him.
In his free time, Paul enjoys spending time with his family. He is an experienced rock climber. When he seeks quiet time with the Lord, you can find him on the side of a cliff somewhere. You can contact Paul by phone at (575) 762-4727 or by email at Paul@connect2central.com.
Rylie Jayne Lee
Rylie Lee joined the staff as Student Ministry Assistant in August 2017. She was born and raised in Clovis, New Mexico. Her parents are Tim and Leah Lee and she has two brothers, Taylor and Chance Lee. She is currently a senior at Eastern New Mexico University and is majoring in Psychology.
In her free time, Rylie likes to spend time with her friends and family. A great amount of this time involves playing tennis and volleyball. She also truly enjoys finding unique coffee shops and spending quiet time with the Lord. One of her favorite verses is Isaiah 41:10, “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will uphold you with my victorious right hand."