Jay Hinton serves as the Media Ministry & Information Technology Director at Cypress. He was born across the river in Shreveport. He attended Life Tabernacle, where at the age of 8, in a children's revival conducted by Bob & Wanda Moon, he trusted his life to Jesus as Savior and Lord.
During his freshman year at Trinity Heights Christian Academy, Jay responded to God's call to vocational ministry. Jay attended BPCC, LSUS and currently attends Louisiana Baptist University where he is working on a Masters of Christian Counseling. Jay served as Technical Director at Summer Grove Baptist Church prior to coming to Cypress in November of 2006.
Jay enjoys volunteering Fridays in the public schools. He works with the students & helps the teachers with their technology needs and other classroom activities. He also takes pictures for the teachers' web sites & the schools yearbooks.
If Jay wasn't on staff at Cypress Baptist Church, he says he would be a "professional pirate, living the life of a swashbuckling corsair, taking to the expanse of the high seas to pursue fortune, fame and hair-raising adventure."
Favorite Verse: Matthew 11:28 - 30
"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."
Favorite Song: Leeland's, Sweet Communion
Favorite Hymn: Holy, Holy, Holy
Favorite Film: The Pink Panther Strikes Again (Anything with Inspector Jacques Clouseau - Peter Sellers)
Favorite Sports Team: LSU Tigers
Favorite Driver: Jeff Gordon
Favorite Food: Chocolate
Hobbies: Cooking, trivia, music, and technology