Newt and his wife, Claire, have been in full time ministry for over 45 years serving the Lord in Young Life and Search Ministry. In 1969 Newt joined the Young Life Staff reaching out to high school students with the Gospel of Christ. While serving in Young Life he held the positions of Area Director, Metro Director, and Regional Director. In 2002 Newt and Claire took on the vision of starting and developing the Young Life Ministry in China by reaching out to university students and Chinese officials, concluding this time of ministry in 2016. It was during the early 1990’s’ that Newt spent 6 years with Search Ministry using that tool to share God’s love with adults. in July of 2016, God has graciously called Newt to minister to men and their families through Priority One. He grew up in Baltimore County, went to the University of Baltimore majoring in Secondary Education and did his graduate work in Theology & Biblical Studies at Fuller Seminary and Eastern Baptist Seminary.
Newt’s passion over the years has always revolved around Loving God, Loving the Body of Christ and Loving those who do not know Jesus. The building of relationships with those who are placed before him over the years has made the ‘Journey of Life’ exciting and meaningful. Claire and Newt are committed to their family (three children along with their spouses & nine grandchildren) by spending as much time as possible with them. As a young man, Newt enjoyed engaging in sports, he is now a mere spectator of the local teams in Baltimore. It has always been a tremendous joy for their family to visit the beauty of God’s creation at the ocean and mountain sites.