Jason Hayes is the pastor of Shoreline Church in Knoxville, TN. He holds a Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tennessee. Before planting Shoreline, Jason served as the National Young Adult Ministry Specialist for LifeWay Christian Resources. Jason has served in various roles in both church and parachurch ministries over the years.
He has spoken at churches, conferences, camps, retreats, university chapels and other venues around the country as well as various countries around the globe. He is the author of Blemished and Follow Me and also the co-author of Lost and Found, featuring research cited in news outlets such as USA Today and CNN.
Jason and his wife, Carrie have three sons, Hayden, Henley, and Hyatt. They love the Church and believe it is the vehicle that God has ordained to spread His love and fame to the ends of the earth.
“Jason and I had a lot of common friends over the years and it has been great to spend time with him and continue to see his faithfulness in ministry not return void with the growth of the local church there in east Tennessee as well as the global Church that he continues to invest in. We are thrilled to continue to partner together in ministry.” – J. Roger Davis