What’s your full name? Taggert Wolverton

Where did you grow up? Indiana/Florida/South Carolina

Tell us about your church: Gateway Baptist Church, Columbia, SC

What’s a nick name you’ve been given…but you hate. Why? Too many to count – used to be told I look like Chevy Chase (not necessarily a bad thing!)

What’s your favorite TV show from the 80’s? (If you are too young to remember the 80’s, pick A.L.F.) Had to be the original Battlestar Galactica

Computer or TV? Computer (Mac for sure!)

How old were you when you first felt called to ministry? Sophomore year in college

Would you rather kick a puppy or make a baby cry? Babies get over it…

What’s a recent EPIC youth ministry mistake? Saying, “Oh, sure 16-yr-old guy with 5 friends, you can drive behind our buses to the amusement park. Your mom told you it was okay? Good enough for me!”

Have you ever left a kid on an event/camp/retreat/missions trip/etc.? Have you ever wanted to? Only when they got lost. Just sayin’…

What do you enjoy doing outside of youth ministry? Snow skiing, motorcycles, fly fishing

Are you a good dancer? Only if you appreciate uncoordinated hip sways

What color shoes are you wearing? Fleshtone (Chacos rule!)

What’s the worst injury that’s happened on one of your event/camp/retreat/missions trip/etc.? Broken rib while racing middle schoolers on a NC ski slope – that darn grass!

What’s your position on infant baptism? Just kidding, nobody cares.

On a scale of 1 to 10, how much do you hate ALL NIGHTERS? (1 = stab me in the eye and 10 = stab me in the eye with a spoon). Oi. Definitely a 10 unless I get to be the one making out in the back with my wife (ewwwww!).

How good are you at keeping receipts? Does your church administrator love or hate you? They love me of course. I’ve been doing this long enough to know who the REAL people are that you need to keep happy! 🙂

What would you do if you could be invisible for one day? Sleep. In a park.

Mac or PC? (see above!)

If you had a pet sloth, what would you name him/her? Mr. Wiggles

What is one of your irrational fears? Heights – which causes problems with the whole skiing thing

What is your favorite lunch meat? I’m in the south – gotta be BBQ!


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