Since being called to the pastoral ministry in 1982, Paul has served as pastor of churches in Chippenham and Worcester. For four years he was part of a pastoral team in a church in Birmingham while being engaged in itinerant ministry throughout the UK. He is the pastor of Widcombe Baptist Church in Bath. Paul is married to Edrie and they have four children and five grandchildren. He is a life-time supporter of West Bromwich Albion.