Pastor Paul is the Founding & Teaching Pastor of Redeemer Church. He leads the elders and serves as the primary teaching pastor during Sunday worship services.
Paul was born in Detroit and raised in the downriver community of Taylor, Michigan. He attended Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO and Grace Seminary in Winona Lake, IN. He was ordained to the ministry in April of 1986. He has pastored churches in Michigan, Indiana, and Texas. Paul considers Martyn Lloyd-Jones one of the primary influences on his view of the worship service and the centrality of preaching. He is an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers and the game of baseball.
From 2001 to 2012, Paul hosted a daily drive-time talk radio program on Faith Talk 1500 WLQV in Detroit. This two hour daily program featured interviews with authors, theologians, politicians, and other cultural influencers around contemporary issues.
Paul has been married to Terri since 1983. They have two adult children: Jessica and Joel. Jessica is married to Brian. They have three children: Isabella Grace (8), Tessa Evangeline (2), and Zachary Ian Frank (9 months). Joel is an aspiring musician and lyricist.