Originally from north Mississippi, Tony has always had a passion for ministry and connecting Christ with community. His love for people and the Lord’s Body has kept him in ministry for over 20 years. He has worked with the Hamilton Church of Christ and most recently with Riverchase Church of Christ in Birmingham, Alabama. Tony has a Civil Engineering degree from Mississippi State University and a Physical Science Degree from Freed-Hardeman University. The first ten years of his career were spent in manufacturing as a Robotic Welding Engineer. Tony met the love of his life, Jana, at Freed-Hardeman University. They have two children, Lauren and Megan. He loves playing and coaching volleyball, especially with his family. His family loves to travel to any place with a beach. They especially love taking cruises to the Caribbean.
Dr. Rodney Cloud is from Huntsville, Alabama, and in 1962 married Juanita Johnson of Eagleville, Tennessee. With degrees from Lipscomb University, Harding Graduate School of Religion, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University and Hebrew Union College, Rodney has spent his years in service to God with work at several area churches and universities. He currently serves as Prison Minister at Hendersonville and Dean and Professor of Biblical Studies at Amridge University.
Growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee, Shelby has always loved student ministry, actively participating in his youth group at West End Church of Christ, and now having served almost ten years in full time student ministry, including three and a half years at Westwood in McMinnville, and Twickenham in Huntsville. Shelby married his wife, Jessi, in 2008. They are parents to three sweet (and rowdy) children, including two girls, Ezra Kate and Eli Reese, and one boy, Knox. He enjoys and puts up with the Tennessee Volunteers and Detroit Tigers. He loves to fish and play golf, as well as dabble in just about any other competitive sport, but his favorite moments are the ones he gets to spend with his family on their many adventures. Despite his brokenness, Shelby strives to show students the love of Jesus and give them the opportunity to grow deeper into a relationship with the Lord.
Working in and around churches has been a part of Blake’s life since birth. He was raised in Wetumpka, Alabama. The son of a preacher, Blake began leading singing in his local church and at gospel meetings with his father at an early age. He came to Nashville to attend Lipscomb University where he met Angela, his wife of 27 years. They are blessed with four wonderful children…John Blake, Grant, Hudson, and Halle. Blake has had a 25-year business career while also leading worship at several Nashville congregations including West End Church of Christ, Hillsboro Church of Christ and almost 15 years at Harpeth Hills Church of Christ.
He recently completed his Master of Business Administration degree and is excited to be using his worship and business experience in this ministry role at Hendersonville. He is an avid fan of the Crimson Tide, enjoys spending time away with his family and loves to sing and perform with his children.
Seeking to follow the Lord Jesus Christ, love his neighbors, and work for the reconciliation of the world, Jon Micah is the husband to Jenn and dad to four amazing children, Christine, Lara, Jack, and Luke. He claims Murfreesboro, Tennessee, as home and is transitioning into his 19th year of full-time ministry. He’s an avid Houston Astro’s fan, occasional action chef, loves camping and spending weekends with his wife in Chattanooga. Jon Micah serves as the Discipleship Minister at Hendersonville. He received his master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University and his Master of Divinity from Lipscomb University.
Jamie is most recently from Columbia, Tennessee, but originates from just outside Kansas City. A part-time Royals fan and hobbyist photographer, Jamie attended Harding University and received a degree in Early Childhood Education. This led her to teaching kindergarten and first grade before joining the staff at Hendersonville as Day School Director. In November 2017 she accepted the consolidated role of Children’s Minister and Day School Director.
Jamie is married to Kevin and they have two children, Hallie and Will.