Shane began his ministry as Lead Pastor of Grace in August of 2019. Before that, Shane and his lovely wife Amy lived in Worcester, MA where Shane served as the Founding/Lead Pastor of The Church on Seven Hills for 6 1/2 years. Shane grew up in South Jersey, and is a huge Philadelphia sports fan. Shane and Amy, have two boys, Nathan and Chase. Shane has a B.S in Bible from Cairn University, a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Master of Theology (Th.M.) from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is currently pursuing a PH.D in Leadership from Columbia International University. Amy also graduated Southeastern with a Masters Degree in Christian Studies and a Certificate in Women’s Studies. Shane is passionate about preaching/teaching, mentoring young leaders, discipleship, missions and reaching the surrounding community for Christ. Due to the severe handicaps of their youngest son Chase, the Colwells are also passionate about ministering to the special needs community. Shane and Amy are so blessed to be a part of making disciples in South Jersey, and can’t wait to see what God will do for His glory in the region through Grace Bible Church.