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Worship Production Team
Ken BairdWorship Production Team
communion to shut-ins
Billy Basscommunion to shut-ins
Inner City Ministry
Tim BewleyInner City Ministry
Worship Gatherings
Troy BishopWorship Gatherings
Ministry Assistant: Counseling
Carolyn BradenMinistry Assistant: Counseling
contribution
Jim Bradencontribution
auxiliary services
John Bradleyauxiliary services
Christian Manor
Garland BrileyChristian Manor
Director of Ministries
Tony BriminghamDirector of Ministries

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.

Bill & Susan Brock
Doug & Linda Brown
inside benevolence
Todd Burwellinside benevolence
Sunday coffee
Jeff CarriganSunday coffee
special projects
Ron Cartmellspecial projects
Prison Ministry
Jeff CastlePrison Ministry
Worship Production Team
Steve CastleWorship Production Team
Senior Minister
Les ChapmanSenior Minister

Les (Leslie) Chapman is originally from Ripley, Mississippi. He graduated from Freed-Hardeman University with a B.A. in Bible in 1981 and from Harding School of Theology with a M.Div. in New Testament in 1986. He is married to the former June Williams, also of Ripley, and they have two sons—Robert (Amy) and Kyle (Andrea), who are both married and who are the fathers of Les’ and June’s two grandsons, Grant and Luke.

 

Les served as the Associate/Youth Minister for the Covington Church of Christ in Covington, Tennessee, from 1982-1990 and as the Minister for the Northside Church of Christ in Nashville from 1990-2018.

 

Les began his work with the Hendersonville Church of Christ in May of 2018. Les and June enjoy the mountains and the beach as well as visiting historical cities like Washington, D.C. and Chicago. Les’ passion is introducing people to the love of Jesus Christ through the preaching and teaching of God’s Word and challenging God’s people to demonstrate their faith to the world through love for each other and unity in Christ.

Prison Minister
Rodney CloudPrison Minister

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.

Kids’ Ministry
Matthew ConwellKids’ Ministry
benevolence meals
Doug Cornwellbenevolence meals
special projects
Ron Craigheadspecial projects
Bookkeeper
Julia CrawfordBookkeeper
inside benevolence
Tim Davidsoninside benevolence
Business Administrator
Franklin DavisBusiness Administrator
ushers
Kyle Dudakushers
Clyde & Elaine Head
Director of Communications
Brian HolawayDirector of Communications

Brian’s work is about imagination and creativity. He has developed, designed, implemented and executed communication and technology strategies within non-profits for over 20 years. His expertise lies in comprehensive design, communication and technical knowledge as well as organizational strategies.

 

In his spare time, Brian travels, plays board games, watches baseball (Braves and Tigers) and spends time in the woods. But he’s most content spending his evenings at home with his colorful wife, Kristi, and courageous boys, Noah and Elijah.

Whispering Pines Christian Camp
Huston HudsonWhispering Pines Christian Camp
Scouts
Greg HunterScouts
Custodian
Mary JeromeCustodian
Worship Gatherings
John JohnsonWorship Gatherings
missions
Dan Johnsonmissions
ushers
Frank Laneushers
Kids’ Minister
Megan LawsonKids’ Minister
new individuals & families
Keith Lewisnew individuals & families
Prison Ministry
Jim LowePrison Ministry
Student Minister
William MurphyStudent Minister
Whispering Pines Christian Camp
Bobby NewberryWhispering Pines Christian Camp
special projects
Jeff O’Nealspecial projects
Facility Manager
Brian O’GuinFacility Manager
Ministry Assistant: Facility & Whispering Pines Christian Camp
Suzy O’GuinMinistry Assistant: Facility & Whispering Pines Christian Camp
special projects
Jeff Oliverspecial projects
missions
Don Pagemissions
Executive Minister / Worship Leader
Blake ParkerExecutive Minister / Worship Leader

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.

Worship Production Team
Anthony PedenWorship Production Team
missions
Jim Pedigomissions
Larry & Ruth Perry
Day School Director
Lacy PottsDay School Director
emergency medical services
Alan Poundersemergency medical services
Middle School transition
Jim ReeceMiddle School transition
Minister of Christian Formation: Discipleship
Jon Micah RichardsonMinister of Christian Formation: Discipleship

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.

Whispering Pines Christian Camp
Billy RobinsonWhispering Pines Christian Camp
Assistant Day School Director
Christie RochelleAssistant Day School Director
Glen & Tricia Rodgers
Mike & Stephanie Ryan
Camp Caretaker
Cory SandersCamp Caretaker
Worship Gatherings
Mike ScudderWorship Gatherings
Bill & Karen Shannon
Counseling Minister
Brian SheppardCounseling Minister

Brian Sheppard, M.S., LPC, NCC

Brian and Amy married in 1979 and have two children and four grandchildren. Brian is a licensed professional counselor and a nationally certified counselor specializing in marriage and family issues. He holds degrees from Ohio Valley University, Saint Leo University and The University of Memphis. Brian has practiced for the past 15 years at Hendersonville Church of Christ and part-time the past four years at the Babb Center.

Brian is a native of West Virginia and loves the outdoors. For the past several years has made annual trips fishing for walleye and smallmouth in Ontario, Canada. He recently returned to full time practice at our Family Counseling Center. The center offers free counseling to those attending the Hendersonville and a sliding fee scale for members of our community.

local outreach
Owen Slaughterlocal outreach
Assistant Day School Director
Jenny SlaughterAssistant Day School Director
Rod & Ginger Stamps
benevolence meals
Buddy Traughberbenevolence meals
Worship Production Team
Bobby TuckerWorship Production Team
Karl & Tina Wagnon
Kenneth & Shawn Walker
Welcome Team
Kevin WalkerWelcome Team
Student Ministry
Nathan WhiteStudent Ministry
inside benevolence
Mickey Whitehurstinside benevolence
Minister of Christian Formation: Education
Stan WilsonMinister of Christian Formation: Education

Stan Wilson is a Nashville native. He graduated from David Lipscomb High School in 1991 and followed up at Lipscomb University with a B.A. in Computer Information Systems in 1993.  He is married to Cheryl (McLevain) of Mount Juliet and now calls her family’s retired farm home.  Stan and Cheryl met at David Lipscomb High School, and they married in 1992 at Harpeth Hills Church of Christ.

 

Stan has a non-conventional path to ministry work.  He is the son and grandson of pulpit ministers.  However, his entrepreneurial drive has taken him from holding executive positions in global firms to 180 mph around Daytona Speedway as a race car driver.

 

Kingdom opportunities have always presented themselves along Stan’s journey. He served on the board of Road Race Ministries while racing sports cars, was the Chaplin on Harley-Davidson retreat rides for area dealerships and taught Bible classes and was a camp counselor for several years at Western Kentucky Youth Camp.  He preached and taught on a regular basis in former positions with Nashville area congregations.

 

Stan returned to Hazelip’s School of Theology at Lipscomb in 2016. He completed his Masters of Divinity in the Spring of 2019.

Student Ministry
Jeff WireStudent Ministry

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