Jason Brinker is the pastor of Catalyst Church, in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Jacksonville is one of the youngest and most transient cities in America due to it being home to Camp Lejeune Marine Corp Base and it’s 5 subsequent bases and facilities. Under Pastor Jason’s leadership, the once plateaued First Baptist Church has revitalized becoming Catalyst Church and has seen dynamic growth from 900 to one of over 3,200. Since he became Pastor, Catalyst Church has consistently been one of the leading churches in the NC Baptist Convention for baptisms.

Pastor Jason has served as a NAMB church planting missionary to the Pacific Northwest, where he and his wife Angela planted Harbour Pointe Church in the northern suburb of Seattle, WA from 2001-2008. He completed his Masters at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with an emphasis in Church Growth, Missions and Evangelism.  Pastor Jason and his wife Angela have three children: Graham, Daxton and Evangaline.