Jon Payne is the Senior Pastor of Redemption Hill Church. As a senior in high school, Jon participated with his family in a church plant to Westminster, Colorado. While completing his B.A. in English from the University of Colorado, Jon was the primary worship leader for the church plant. Upon completion of his degree, Jon married Lory and together they moved to Gaithersburg, Maryland, where Jon was a worship ministry intern at Sovereign Grace Ministries and Covenant Life Church, under the direction of Bob Kauflin. After his internship Jon entered the Pastors’ College, graduated in 2005, and joined the pastoral staff of Sovereign Grace Church in Gilbert, Arizona. Jon served as a pastor at SGC in Gilbert for 8 years, responsible for varying responsibilities including regular preaching, youth ministry, worship ministry, small group ministry, counseling, and administration, before moving to Round Rock, Texas, to plant Redemption Hill Church. At RHC, Jon oversees the Sunday preaching and theological vision of the church and provides leadership to the pastoral team. Jon and his wife Lory have four children who give them endless new moments of laughter and gratefulness.