Pastor Jason Murphy
Jason was called into the ministry his junior year in college at Lipscomb University, where he played baseball and graduated with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Communication. He has ministered in various capacities ranging from youth pastor to lead pastor. He has served churches in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. Pastor Jason came to C1A in 2011 as the Lead Pastor. He is a gifted communicator, motivator and leader. His understanding of theology, history and politics gives him the ability to speak with prophetic clarity to our times and to our nation. He is a published author and sought after speaker. He and his wife, Kelly, have been married 20 years and have three children.
After graduating high school, Matt attended Memphis Master’s Commission, and later was on staff at Ascend Master’s Commission in Denver, Colorado. Loren also attended ministry school through the Forerunner School of Ministry in Birmingham, Alabama. They met in 2011 while watching a UFC fight at a mutual friends home. Matt charmingly swept her off her feet and they were married in 2012, and since have two children. They began a junior high ministry at their local church in 2011, and have done ministry together ever since. In 2014 they came on staff at Collierville as the Children’s Pastors.