The Author

Jason Edwin Dees is the senior pastor at Valleydale Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Jason is married to Paige and has one daughter, Emery Anna. He has been a pastor since 2004 and has pastored the New Washington Christian Church in New Washington, Indiana, and First Baptist Church in Covington, Georgia. He was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, where his father, John Dees, also serves as a pastor. Jason is a graduate of Auburn University (BA 2004) and Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky (MDiv 2007). He is currently working on his PhD also through Southern Seminary.

The Pastor’s Kid: My Happy Childhood

While I realize that not all pastor’s kids (PKs) have as good of a dad as I do, I’m not convinced that their father’s