Andrew Wharton along with his wife, Julie and their three boys (Seth, Caleb, and Aaron,) reside in the hometown where Andrew was raised, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. After serving as a Youth Pastor and an Associate Pastor in other places for many years, Andrew moved back to Mt. Juliet and planted Life Assembly in 2003. A Bachelors of Science from Evangel University and a Masters of Education from Vanderbilt University have helped to produce much of the philosophical and spiritual direction of Life Assembly.