Jonathan has been leading, directing, and performing music for over 20 years.  Jonathan has served at the International House of Prayer in Kansas City, MO, leading worship and playing electric guitar on various worship teams, recorded EP's in Kansas City, Missouri and Minneapolis, Minnesota, performed on many stages throughout the country, and served as music director for two churches. 

Jonathan holds a Master’s degree in Human Service Administration/Counseling from Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska, a Bachelor’s degree in Human Relations/Counseling from Doane University in Lincoln, Nebraska, and two Associate degrees in Music and Liberal Arts from Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. 

Jonathan grew up in Sandy Hook, Kentucky.  Tara was born and raised in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  Jonathan and Tara met on a Christian chat room, fell in love, got married, and lived their early marriage life in Wisconsin, before living in both Kansas City, Missouri and outside of Lincoln, Nebraska.  Jonathan and Tara have five children; Asher, Hadassah, Selah, James, and Zoe