Staff & Elders

Our Team

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

Leadership

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.

Staff

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

Mike Tatlock

Lead Pastor
Jake Schwein

Jake Schwein

Campus Pastor & Pastor Of Worship And Justice
Matt Taylor

Matt Taylor

Adult Community Pastor & Men’s Pastor
Stacy Carter

Stacy Carter

CFO, HR Director & Executive Assistant
Amanda Edwards

Amanda Edwards

Grace Kids: Preschool
Amanda Rogers

Amanda Rogers

Financial Administrator
Ben Pickthorn

Ben Pickthorn

Assistant Pastor: Hospitality/Events
Brad Peterson

Brad Peterson

Soul Care Pastor
Brittany Turco

Brittany Turco

Grace Kids Pastor
Coleton Myers

Coleton Myers

Creative Producer
Emma Weaver

Emma Weaver

Ardent Student Ministries Pastor
James Beasley

James Beasley

Grace Kids: K-5th
Janet Hughes

Janet Hughes

Heart Of The City: Client Services
Jen McCourt

Jen McCourt

Adult Community Pastor & Women’s Pastor
Josh Weaver

Josh Weaver

Ardent Student Ministries Pastor
Justin Nichols

Justin Nichols

Assistant Pastor: Soul Care
Karl Eichelt

Karl Eichelt

Director of Facility Operations
Lauren Pickthorn

Lauren Pickthorn

Adult Community Administrator
Lyn Whelchel

Lyn Whelchel

Heart Of The City Director
Matt Biddle

Matt Biddle

Coffeehouse Manager
Reegan Whelchel

Reegan Whelchel

Ardent Student Ministries Staff
Tucker Arnold

Tucker Arnold

Assistant Worship Pastor
Uma Eichelt

Uma Eichelt

Grace Kids: Infant/Toddler & Administrator