Patrick Buckley was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. He attended the University of Missouri where he received his Bachelors in Atmospheric Science. He moved to Huntsville in 2006 for graduate school, and in December 2012 he earned his PhD in Atmospheric Chemistry.
During his time in graduate school, the Lord brought Courtney Radley into his life. As their relationship grew, she introduced him to her Savior, and in June 2007, Patrick became a disciple of Jesus Christ. Since then, Patrick has been teaching small group Bible studies and playing in praise teams across a range of genres. Patrick and Courtney moved their membership to Lindsay Lane East in August of 2014, and he was called to lead worship on an interim basis in September 2014. Patrick was called to be a part-time staff member at LLE in January 2015.
Patrick and Courtney have two wonderful children, Mary Abilene (4) and Asher (22 months).