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 is presently a student at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary studying Historical Theology.
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 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 (9), Tessa Evangeline (4), and Zachary Ian Frank (2). Their son, Joel, is an aspiring musician and lyricist.