Jim Bishop, Administrative Pastor at Burge Terrace Baptist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, has been involved in full-time ministry for the past 20 years. Jim spent the first 18 years of his life in Winter Garden, Florida before heading off to Bob Jones University to Major in Music. Prior to coming to Burge Terrace in October of 2010, Jim served on the music and program staff of The Wilds Christian Camp and Conference Center and the pastoral staffs of Bethel Baptist Church in Sellersville, PA and Tri-City Baptist Church in Independence, MO.
Jim loves ministering with the Single Adults and Senior Saints at Burge Terrace and has a real passion to see Christ exalted and the people of God encouraged through the avenue of gospel centered worship services. Pastor Bishop received his B.S. in Music from Bob Jones University and his M.M. degree in Bible from Northland Baptist Bible College. Jim has also had the privilege of studying choral conducting at Westminster Choir College while under the instruction of Charles Bruffy, Richard Chamberlain and James Jordan.
Jim and his wife Cheryl are the parents of four children: Bryce, Brock, Blake, and Jenna. All four of the children are active in music lessons and in their community soccer league. During his down time, Jim enjoys playing golf, working on projects around the house, spending time with Cheryl and taking bike rides with the family.