INTERVIEW: Pastor James Pittman Jr
James Lee Pittman Jr. was born and raised in New Orleans, La. After deepening his walk with Christ his sophomore year of college, he went on to earn a B.S. in Biology from Howard University in Washington, D.C. and subsequently an MDIV from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. Following graduation, he worked for ten years as a mental health counselor in psychiatric crisis units at two local hospitals. Since coming to New Hope in 2007, James has served as both elder and Associate Pastor. In August of 2013 he began serving in the position of Senior Pastor. Pastor James has been married for 17 years and he and his wife Lena have three boys ages 15, 14, and 10.
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