Staff & Elders

Our Team

Our Staff and Elders lead our church to authentic and effective experiences and express the essence of Jesus Christ.


Our philosophy of leadership is built around the notion that we operate best when we are staff guided and elder guarded. Our team lead our church to authentically and effectively experience and express the essence of Jesus.


Our full-time and part-time staff focus on implementing our cause in every area of ministry by leading day-to-day operations of the church and equipping our volunteer leaders to serve and lead others.

Mike Tatlock (Lead Team)

Lead Pastor

Jake Schwein (Lead Team)

Pastor: Campus, Worship & Justice

Matt Taylor (Lead Team)

Pastor: Men’s & Discipleship Groups

Jen McCourt (Lead Team)

Pastor: Connecting & Discipleship

Stacy Carter (Lead Team)

CFO, HR Director, Executive

Amanda Edwards

Grace Kids: Preschool

Amanda Rogers

Administrator: Finance

Brittany Turco

Pastor: Grace Kids

Coleton Myers

Creative Producer

Emma Beck

Pastor: Middle School

Emma Weaver

Pastor: Ardent Student Ministries

Jadon Tatlock

Assistant: Facilities

James Beasley

Grace Kids: K-5th Grade

Jamie Bennett

Pastor: Women's

Josh Weaver

Pastor: Ardent Student Ministries

Josiah Schwein

Assistant: Facilities

Justin Nichols

Assistant Pastor: Soul Care

Karl Eichelt

Director: Facilities

Lyn Whelchel

Director: Heart of the City

Matt Biddle

Coffeehouse Manager

Mikaela Ochoki

Support Staff: Ardent Student Ministries

Mikiah Tatlock

Social Media Manager & Photographer

Sandi Williams

Administrator: Heart Of The City

Tucker Arnold

Assistant Pastor: Worship