This is the fourth in a series of interviews posted to the blog so you can get to know your first and second year FBCN Interns.

Name - James Austin Whitten
Age - 24
Major / Occupation - Applied Theology (CBU)
Hometown - Bakersfield, CA

What is you dream job? Pastor/Professor 

Where do you want to live in the future? California

Who is your favorite character in the Old Testament? Ezekiel

What is your favorite book of the Bible and why? Revelation: because of the hope it presents for God’s people.

Who is your favorite non biblical author(s)? Fyodor Dostoevsky

Who is your favorite poet? N/A

Who is your favorite musician / band? Shai Linne

What is your favorite movie? Tombstone

What is your favorite book (besides the Bible of course)? Religious Affections by Jonathan Edwards

What are your future plans (immediate and long term)? Graduate School and Serving the Church

What is your favorite food? Sushi

Your favorite quote? “God’s purpose for my life was that I have a passion for God’s glory and that I have a passion for my joy in that glory, and that these two are one passion.” - Jonathan Edwards

Why are you an intern at FBCN? To serve the congregation and learn about ministry within the context of the local church.