Nate was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and grew up in a Christian home. He prayed to receive Christ at a young age. Later, after a close friend was killed in a tragic accident, Nate doubted his salvation and decided to rededicate his life to Christ.
Nate was home-schooled which provided him a Biblical foundation from an early age. By the time Nate was a teen, he was interested in music and began playing guitar and writing songs. Nate attended a private Christian High School where he developed his love for music and for Jenn, his high school sweetheart. After graduation, Nate wasn’t sure what career path to take so he enrolled at the University of New Mexico to pursue a degree in business. Nate subsequently graduated from UNM’s Anderson School of Business with a Bachelors degree in Human Resources.
In May, 2007 Nate and Jenn were married and both felt the need to serve in the area of Student Ministries at their home church, Calvary of Albuquerque. In the spring of 2008 Nate began serving the Velocity mid-high group at Calvary. It was there that Nate used his gifts to lead worship and participate in and even lead several outreaches and mission trips.
Not long after becoming involved in Student Ministries, Nate felt the call to serve in ministry full time. In 2009, the Lord presented an opportunity to serve in Clarksville Tennessee. After much prayer and seeking God’s will Nate and Jenn decided that they would answer the call on their hearts and move to Clarksville.