Paul grew up in small-town Wisconsin and came to Minnesota to attend the U of M in 2005. He stayed in MN after graduation and began attending Hope in early 2015. After experiencing discipleship through his Small Group, and LDI Classes and Retreats, he decided to do LDI full-time, becoming an intern in 2017. In 2019, Paul joined the LDI staff. In 2020, Paul graduated LDI. He and his wife Allison live in Saint Paul with their two young sons and their dog Sage. Some of his passions include writing, football (Go Packers!), games, and discipleship.