Pastor West was born in San Jose, CA on Sept. 14, 1964 and moved to Montgomery, AL as a young child. It was there that he spent most of his life until he went off to college at Pensacola Christian College after graduating from Calvary Christian Academy. He met his wife,
Darcie, who is from Fort Wayne, IN, in the fall of 1986.

He graduated from PCC in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible. He and Darcie were then married on August 1, 1987. They
have 3 boys, Ethan, Evan, and Eran. Ethan attends Word of Life Bible Institute while Evan and Eran serving in the ministry.
Pastor West served at Central from 2001-2006 and then left for Wake Forest, NC to finish his schooling at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned his Master of Divinity degree. He then returned to Central in July of 2009 to serve as our executive pastor.

Pastor West has been involved in various capacities in the local church ministry as student pastor, associate pastor and interim pastor. He and Darcie have also been very involved in the
Christian school ministry as both teacher and administrator for over twenty years. Together they have served the Lord in local church and school ministries since 1987.