About Us


Jim McKinney, Lead Pastor

Jim has pastored at Parkland since 1992.  He was born in Zanesville, Ohio then grew up in Orlando.  He received his Bachelors Degree in  Religious Education from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan then graduated from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary in 1977.

Jim is married to his high school sweetheart, Marcia.  they have two adult children, Blake and Lisa.


Jimmy Durden, Student Pastor

Jimmy grew up in Winter Haven and graduated from Liberty University in 2003 with a degree in Business & Finance.  He also has a Masters of Religion in Pastoral Counseling.  He has pastored youth since 1998.  

Jimmy is married to Stephanie and they have three children. 

Laura Knowles

Worship Leader