Jon Strouse grew up in a small town outside of Cincinnati, OH. He first had the desire for full-time ministry while attending First Baptist Church of Milford, OH as a teenager. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from Pensacola Christian College, where he also met his wife, Leigh Ellen. They have been married since 1998 and have 2 young boys, Jacob and Jackson.

He first joined the staff of Calvary in January 2003 as Pastor of Education and Outreach. In October 2005, he began working with a good friend in the start of his business, which primarily served churches in North Carolina. He rejoined the Pastoral Staff of Calvary in January 2012, where he now serves as Pastor of Adult Education & Assimilation.