Pastor Paul was raised in Portland, ME. He graduated from Greely High School, Gordon College, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He completed his PhD in Practical Theology at the University of Manchester, UK in 2017. His thesis is a critical exploration of Tim Keller’s urban missiology using Trinitarian missiology as a lens.
He has served as the Lead Pastor of EFC Newport since 2007. Paul has visited, lived, studied, or ministered in at least 32 countries on four continents. He is a published author, respected academic, and sought after communicator and apostolic-prayer leader.
Paul has been married to his lovely wife Autumn for over twenty years and has two wonderful sons, Landon and Kelan. He enjoys playing sports with his family, reading, sea-glassing, hanging out at the beach, following the English Premier League and international travel.
Hoffman, Paul. “Polar Views of the City: Jacques Ellul vs. Timothy Keller.” Occasional Bulletin of the Evangelical Missiological Society, vol. 30, no. 2, Spring 2017, 12-15, 30-31.