Paul Shirley

Paul served on staff at a church in his hometown from 2003 to 2011 as the Youth Pastor and then the Associate Pastor. After completing seminary Paul went on to receive further training in church planting at the Grace Advance Academy in California.  It was through Grace Advance that Paul was brought to Grace Community Church at Wilmington. Paul received his undergraduate degree in Pastoral Ministries from Clearwater Christian College in 2005,  completed his M’Div at the Expositors Seminary in 2011 and his doctoral degree from The Master’s Seminary 2016.

Paul and Elyse were married in January of 2005 and have three children, Rebecca, Makaylah, and Sarah. The joy of Paul’s heart is to learn, apply, and teach God’s word in the local church.