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Meet John

John Nix is a follower of Jesus Christ, a husband, dad, friend, international conference speaker and Bible communicator. He is passionate about communicating the gospel and loves sharing the great story of God.

Vertical Purpose Ministries

People need truth and are desperate for purpose. In 2002, John founded Vertical Purpose Ministries, a Memphis based nonprofit organization to help people find that truth and purpose, what he calls their “vertical purpose”. As President and lead communicator, he challenges people everywhere to set God as their highest value, discover the truth of scripture, and respond in obedience as God speaks.

Communicating The Gospel

John is a Bible communicator that uses narrative to bring clarity when it comes to sharing the Gospel. Through high-energy, engaging, humorous and gospel-centered expository preaching, John communicates the life changing truth of Jesus Christ in a way that is easy for anyone to understand. John is a nationally sought after communicator and international conference speaker that ministers to thousands each year.


John and his wife Allison along with their three children Sarah, Sydney, and Simeon make their home in Collierville, Tennessee.