Rev. Jim Shrock, Associate Pastor of Administration and Family Ministries

Pastor Jim was called to serve First Baptist Church, Goshen as Associate Pastor in 2000. He has lived in Goshen his entire life and attended FBC since 1972, when, as a freshman in High School, he was invited to become part of the youth group by Youth Pastor Dan Brower and classmate Jim Showers. Pastor Jim served as Youth Pastor until 2008 when he moved into family ministries.He married Rebecca in October of 1980 and they have two children, Elizabeth (Betsy) and Catherine. Betsy has two children, Liam and Myles and Cathy recently married Michael Johnson. Pastor Jim attended IUSB studying Criminal Law and is currently enrolled in online studies through Dallas Theological and Hillsdale College. He is also in the process of completing his Biblical Counseling certification through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. One of the verses Pastor Jim especially loves is found in Ephesians 3:20, “Now unto Him who is able to do exceeding, abundantly above anything we could ask or think.”