Jacob A. Davis
Hometown: Ellijay, Georgia
Religion/Affiliation: Christian, Anglican Church in North America
Education and Formation
Anglican Diocese of Christ Our Hope, Durham, NC – Ordinand Formation, 2019-present • I’m currently in the formation process of ordination to the transitional diaconate and, eventually, priesthood in the Diocese of Christ Our Hope, part of the Anglican Church in North America.
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky – Master of Arts in Theology & Arts, 2010 • Member of Imago Dei, the student arts organization. • Member of Vox Pop, the student social justice organization.
Reinhardt University, Waleska, Georgia — Bachelor of Arts in English, 2006 • Graduate of the Reinhardt Honors/Freshman Scholars program of advanced classes. • Proofreader and English/writing tutor in the campus tutoring lab. • Faith and religion writer for the campus newspaper. • Served as president of the Baptist Student Union, as well as a member of the Campus Ministry Team and Student Senate. • Additional classes taken in video/media production, two-dimensional design, drawing, and professional writing.
Employment and Experience
Freelance Writer/Editor/Proofreader – 2007-present • I’m an experienced writer of fiction and nonfiction, as well as a frequent proofreader/editor for hire. My articles “Halloween and the Victory of Christ” and “Epiphany Light in the Dark of Winter” have been featured on the blog of the Institute for Christian Psychology. I have also recently completed designing and editing a welcome booklet for Grace Anglican Church, Louisville.
Night Auditor/Reservations Desk Clerk, Legacy Hotel & Conferences; Louisville, Kentucky – 2013-2020 • I served as full-time third shift desk clerk in charge of all services to guests during nighttime hours, handling all check-ins, check-outs, room assignments, reservations, day-end settlement, emergency management, and any other situations that may arise during that time. I also wrote, proofread, or stylized documents for hotel purposes, as needed.
Connect Ministries Pastoral Intern, Sojourn Community Church; Louisville, Kentucky – 2011-2012 • I served in the operations of a multi-campus church, connecting visitors and new members to ministries in our congregation. I also mentored individuals and helped coordinate classes on membership and baptism.
Customer Service Associate, 5th & Broadway; Louisville, Kentucky – 2008-2013 • I served in the retail of postage and merchandise, as well as distributing mail for a school campus.
Youth Pastor, Sardis Baptist Church; Canton, Georgia — May 2006-August 2007 • I taught Sunday School and Wednesday night Bible study for 12-19 year-old students, organized events, and represented the student ministry to the church congregation.
- “Halloween and the Victory of Christ.” Institute for Christian Psychology, 2018.
- “Epiphany Light in the Dark of Winter.” Institute for Christian Psychology, 2019.
- Artwork featured in exhibits at Atlanta’s Woodruff Arts Center and Georgia State Capitol.
- Member of the Reinhardt College Honors/Freshman Scholars program.