Patrick J. Hicks, (P.J.) is a minister of the Gospel and holds a degree in Biblical Studies from Freed-Hardeman University, and has been preaching for thirty years. He is married to the former Deborah Epler and they have one son, Brandon.
P.J. is originally from Floyd, Virginia, and loves to restore old cars, tinker with anything electronic, spend time with family, loves his animals, and is an avid Virginia Tech fan.
P.J. has been blessed to participate in mission work in Central and South America: São José dos Campos, Brazil; La Esperanza and Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Torreón, Mexico.
He and Deborah have served as foster parents to 9 children. Also, they have been host parents to 25 international exchange students from Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Venezuela.