Jim Carlile has been an active member of Sierra Vista Community Church since 2014. He became a Christian, and dedicated his life to God in 1972. Jim went to Bible College and has a degree in Bible/Theology. He says: "While I am not perfect, I am forgiven." Jim serves with the finance team and plays and sings on the worship team. Jim has 4 kids and 4 grandkids spread out from Las Cruces to Northern California. Jim views being a deacon as the opportunity to be a tool in God's hands, and is willing to do whatever he is directed to in order to help and further God's kingdom.