Taylor is the director of CIY’s MIX program – a four-day summer conference for sixth, seventh and eight grade students. In this role he writes content and directs programming each year. Taylor has a Bachelor of Arts in Youth Ministry and Preaching from Johnson University. Prior to joining CIY he was the youth minister at Christian Church Loudon County in Knoxville, TN. He also previously served on the teaching team at Crossings in Knoxville. Taylor is married to Shaylea, who he says is his favorite human being.