Andy Early grew up in a suburb of the Houston area as the youngest of four children. His family were very active in their church. Andy enjoyed playing basketball, football and volleyball.

Andy’s wife JoAnn hails from Bottineau, ND and they have been married since 1994. They have an adult son, De, and three younger sons, Andy, Luke and Spencer.

Andy is a 2nd career pastor, having run several restaurants in the Houston area. He has over 30 years of management experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

In 2007, Andy and JoAnn both moved into professional ministry. In 2015, they made the decision to move their family to Bismarck.

Andy still loves sports, is an avid reader, loves to cook, and when he’s not chasing boys and doing family things, he enjoys fishing.