Pastor Banks and Abby joined the Tabernacle family in November 2011. They bring with them energy and four boys Adam, Noah, Jonah and Seth. On Easter Sunday, 2015 Pastor and Adam arrived in Ethiopia for the last step in their adoption journey and were finally able to bring Anna home to her forever family.
Pastor Banks grew up in a church planter’s home in Eastern Canada. A dual citizen from birth through his mother, John met Abby at BJU in South Carolina and has been married for over 15 years.
Having experience in auto manufacturing, church planting, and as an Assistant Pastor for Worship and Outreach, Pastor Banks continued with ministerial education throughout the past number of years.
In 2002, Pastor Banks finished his MA in Bible at BJU and in 2009 he finished his M-Div from Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary in Lansdale, PA.
Pastor Banks has a desire to make the Word of God known
in such a way that the glory of Christ may be clearly seen.