RICK - LEAD minister

What's on your playlist?  AC/DC, Boston, 5 Finger Death Punch, Van Morrison, Marc Cohn, Webb Wilder, Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Chris Tomlin, Rend Collective, The Avett Brothers, Jim Croce

What 5 things are always in your fridge?  Chicken, Milk, Eggs, Cheese, Yogurt, Vitamin Waters

How many 5 year olds could you take in a fight?  All of them (get one to start crying and the rest will run away)

What is your favorite book that impacted you?  My grandfather's copy of "In His Steps,"  "Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire,"  "Messy Spirituality"

Who would play you in a movie?  Brad Pitt or Channing Tatum

What was your first job?  I was 15, KFC on Versailles Rd.

What is your favorite food?  Fried Chicken, Chinese food

What's your favorite movie?  Saving Pvt. Ryan, For the Love of The Game, Schindler's List, 5 Card Stud

What do you do in your spare time?  I love riding my Harley, I like to hunt and fish, I love to work on old cars, Wrestle with my grandkids

What is a little known fact about you?  I was an Olympic quality swimmer in my teenage years.

What inspires you?  Helping people discover their ministry and become passionate about it

Who lives in your house?  My wife Kari and I take care of my mom Mary Ann, with my brother Sam. We have a dog named Buck and an  African grey parrot named Ping.

 

Listen to Rick's Story, "The Fire That Burns Away The Clutter"


    

Barron & Julie - 

Student & Children Ministry Leaders

What’s on your playlist?

Barron: Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel, Animals as Leaders, Balmorhea, Caspian, Death Cab for Cutie, Miles Davis, Radiohead, Soundgarden, This Will Destroy You, Tool, Wilco, Hillsong UNITED, For All Seasons


Julie: Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rett, Lady Antebellum, Florida Georgia Line, NorthPoint Inside Out, For King and Country, Toby Mac, Tauren Wells


What do you do when you’re not hanging with the kids at church?

Barron: Develop cool tech products, canoe, fish for smallies, lift weights, run, watch shows with my kids, listen to music, and hang out with the kids outside of church.


Julie: Clean teeth, teach Dental Hygiene students at BCTC, and recommend Burst sonic toothbrushes.  I love to cook, watch UK sports, and go shelling when at the beach.


Favorite movies and TV shows.

Barron: The Dark Knight, Shawshank Redemption, Monty Python & the Holy Grail, Arrow, The Flash, Stranger Things, Riverdale (thanks to my daughter)


Julie: Top Gun, anything on HGTV


If you could be anywhere right this minute (other than here), where would you be?

Barron: Siesta Key Beach in Florida because that’s where Julie would be.  Otherwise, on a remote river full of big smallies, or with the Youth Group


Julie: Siesta Key Beach in Florida


What’s your favorite food?

Barron: Thai


Julie: Seafood


What would you name your boat if you had one?

Barron: Smallie Slayer


Julie: Heaven on the Water


What would you choose if you could change your name?

Barron: Byron – most people already think that’s my name


Julie: I wouldn’t.  I like my name


What are you insanely passionate about?

Barron: loving people – especially young people who desperately need it


Julie: leading kids who don’t know Christ to the cross


lori - administrative assistant

What artists are on your playlist? Hillsong United (and new worship music in general), NEEDTOBREATHE, Jordan Feliz, Bethel Music, One Republic, The Civil Wars, Coldplay, John Mayer, Adele

What is your favorite app on your iPhone?  Spotify

What are your favorite TV shows?  Dateline NBC, Fixer Upper, This Is Us, Live PD, Heartland

What is your favorite Starbucks drink?  White Chocolate Mocha or Carmel Frappuccino

What is your favorite season?  All seasons except for winter

What are your favorite books?  The Gutter by Craig Gross, Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers, Interrupted by Jen Hatmaker

What is your biggest challenge?  My husband Bobby (just kidding), Believing in myself and having confidence in the way God made me

What inspires you?  People who love on marginalized and hurting people

Life changing experiences...Falling in love with my husband, pregnancy and the birth of my beautiful son Landon, watching him grow and learn, helping my dad rededicate his life to Christ, being a foster mom