Leadership Staff

Paul Nichols

Paul joined The Journey family in February 2018 as the Student Pastor. In the fall of 2022, Paul took on the role of Associate Pastor at the Journey while continuing to lead the student ministry. Paul has been in full-time ministry since 2012 with most of his ministry years dedicated to students and music. Paul met his wife Alexis at Ouachita Baptist University where he majored in Christian Studies with emphases in Biblical Studies and Missions. Paul and Alexis were…

John Peterson

John spent over 20 years in business positions before joining activities at The Journey full time. He loves the idea of applying appropriate lessons learned in business to the church setting.

Alexis Nichols

Meet Our Director Alexis joined the Journey Family in 2018 when she and her husband Paul moved to Leander so he could take up the position of Student Pastor at the Journey. Paul and Alexis met at Ouachita Baptist University where they bonded over a love of Jesus, ministry, and music. In 2013 Alexis graduated from Ouachita with a very sensible degree in Musical Theatre. Both native Texans, Paul and Alexis lived in Arkansas for a few years, serving at…