Jacob Miller—High School Pastor

Jacob Miller

What role do you play at WCC?
I am the High School Pastor, which means that I oversee the discipleship and ministry of High Schoolers here at Willamette.

How long have you worked at WCC?
Over 1 year.

What other ministry positions have you held at WCC (or other churches or ministries)?
I was the Youth Pastor at Scappoose Foursquare Church for 4 years.

What's your favorite thing about WCC?
The intentionality and focus on community.

Favorite or influential books, movies, authors, podcasts, etc...
The Bible... But besides that, I really love a book called, "The Other Half of Church" by Jim Wilder and Michel Hendricks

What’s your favorite thing to do on your days off?
Basketball, golf, reading at a coffee shop, camping, fishing, working out, or simply relaxing.

If you could have a superpower for a day, what would it be and why?
Flying because I would love to see the amazing views!

If you could trade lives with any fictional character, who would it be and why?
Obi Wan Kenobi or Anakin Skywalker.

If you could have dinner with any person from history, who would it be and why?
The Apostle Paul

Favorite Bible verse and why?
John 15:4; because that passage reminds me that no matter how determined, passionate, or skillful I am, without remaining in Jesus, I will produce no lasting fruit.

If you could have a personal assistant for any aspect of your life, what would you choose? (e.g., cooking, cleaning, shopping, etc.)

What's the funniest nickname you've ever been given, and how did you earn it?
"Jacobi Millerano"; a student actually gave it to me last year at Black Lake.