Farland graduated from Abilene Christian University in 1988 with a degree in Communications and a minor in youth and family ministry. In 1995, he received his teaching certification from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX. Farland joined the Preston Road staff in March 2006 as the Children’s Minister, where he served until 2016 and then transitioned into his current role. His primary responsibilities include working with our adult Bible class groups, connecting new and existing members with opportunities to serve in various ministries, and he serves as our pastoral care minister to families in crisis and grief.
Farland married Julie Clark in May 1989. Julie serves as the Office Manager for Preston Road Church. They have two adult sons, Hayden and Blaise.