Meet the Pastor

Jason and Michelle have made their home in Franklin since 2002. They have two boys, Cole and Tucker. The Cruise family came to ClearView in January of 2018. 


Associate of Science, Sociology, Motlow State Community College, 1993

Bachelor of Science, Sociology, University of North Alabama, 1995

Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages, Missions and Evangelism, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997

Doctor of Ministry, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2009


Published Works

The Heart Of The Sportsman, Broadman & Holman, 2003

The Sportsman’s Bible, [Executive Editor] Broadman & Holman, 2004

Into The High Country, Broadman & Holman, 2006

InSeason Magazine, Editor-In-Chief, LifeWay, 2008

The NIV Outdoorsman Bible, [Executive Editor] Zondervan Publishing, 2010

Close Encounters, Zondervan Publishing, 2010

The Man Minute, Barbour Publishing, 2015

A Wanted Man, Barbour Publishing, 2016

In The Thick Of It, Barbour Publishing, 2018

Recent Articles

What Should I Be For Halloween?

What Should I Be For Halloween?

What if I told you that Halloween was just a symptom? What if there were something else that actually outweighed a holiday one day a year where the bloody, the scary, and the crazy gets its fifteen minutes of fame?

Broken is Beautiful

Broken is Beautiful

God uses our stories to draw us to people who need to hear them. It’s there we really connect to others… where we realize we’re not the only one after all.

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