Troy Konemann is the pastor of our student ministry. He grew up in Columbia, South Carolina, but came to Florida to study for a life in Christian ministry. He graduated from Warner University in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in church ministry with a youth and Christian education emphasis. After graduating, he played minor league baseball in the St. Louis Cardinals' organization for a few years and worked in several different areas of ministry including juvenile corrections, adolescent group homes, city recreation, other part-time and interim youth pastor positions. He is currently teaching in the public school system while serving in the church on a part-time basis.
He is married to his most exceptionally lovely wife, Tammy. They have four children, one of which is a ministry student at Baptist College of Florida. They also have one grandchild. Troy enjoys watching and playing most sports with the exceptions being hockey and lacrosse. He loves eating his wife's cooking and going to the gym for a workout (on occasion!).
He and his wife have identified the AFLAME acronym for our student ministry because they believe it covers all areas of the Christian life and should lead to great impact on our world for Jesus if applied faithfully. Don't let him fool you - he has a "no mercy" reputation, but his heart for our students is as big as they come. He equips them to become godly young men and women by teaching them real life applications from the Word of God.