Lead Pastor of Blackhawk Downtown
From different parts of Iowa, Adam and Alicia met after college in 2001 as missionaries in Fortaleza, Brazil. They have 3 kids, Marguerite, Will, and Charlie. They previously lived in Madison for 12 years, leading with Cru at the University of Wisconsin while attending and serving in the Blackhawk community. Before joining Blackhawk staff, Adam and Alicia spent five years living in the heart of New York City’s Midtown Manhattan neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen. There he served as the Cru Campus Ministry Director for the New York City Metro Area.
Adam received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University with a BFA in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking. He earned his Masters of Arts – Biblical Studies from Reformed Theological Seminary-NYC as well as a certificate of Practical Ministry through the Redeemer City-To-City Ministry Program in New York. Adam enjoys good food, moderate exercise, the outdoors, swimming, reading, making music with friends, working with his hands, and goofing off with his kids.