Jesse Payne is the Associate Pastor of Students at Lakeland Baptist Church in Lewisville, Texas. He received his M.Div from Southwestern Seminary with a concentration in Systematic Theology. He graduated from The University of Texas-Arlington with a B.A. in English where he also played Division 1 baseball. He is the author of Gospel-ology from Rainer Publishing and is a contributor to Student Ministry Sidekick's All-Time Verses devotional. He's married to Marissa and lives in Grapevine, Texas.