Pastor Tate was born and raised in St. Petersburg, FL and came to West Palm Beach in 1994 to attend Palm Beach Atlantic College. After graduating he taught at Wellington Christian School. He served in student leadership at Wellington Presbyterian Church for approximately eight years.
Currently, he serves with Joshua Expeditions, a Dallas, Texas-based mission/Christian travel/education company, where he leads educational and mission trips to Florida/ Caribbean/Hawaii. He has been on staff at Connect Church as the Pastor to Students since November 2005.
Pastor Tate is married to Leigh and has three children; two daughters, London and Isabel, and a son, Ransom.