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Our Elders provide leadership to the entire church, focusing on the overall vision, direction, and health of the body.

Mike Laughrun


Dr. Daniel Broyles


Gene Mermilliod


Jeff Palmeter


David Brewer


Charles Chandler


Paul Mermilliod


Larry Durham


Our staff is organized into five teams: Leadership, Next Generation, Stewardship, Global Outreach, and Worship.

Lead Pastors

Mike Laughrun

Lead Pastor

Dr. Daniel Broyles

Executive Pastor

Melissa Durham

Administrative Coordinator

Leadership Team

The Leadership Team oversees discipleship, groups, connections, guest services, assimilation, membership, and communications.

Wes Tucker

Connections Director

Jeremy Bledsoe

Connections Coordinator

David Brewer

Study Group Director

Dustin Nelson

Communications Director

Dustin Tremaine

Life Group Director

Next Gen Team

The NextGen Team is committed to creating an environment and an intentional process of discipleship to newborn babies, preschoolers, children, middle school, high school students, and college students. The NextGen Team’s mission is to engage and prepare the next generation to make multiplying followers of Jesus Christ.

Paul Mermilliod

Family Pastor

Austin Whittington

Kids Pastor

Karen Cabaniss

NextGen Assistant

Laura Cabaniss

Student Ministry Director

Jake Hart

Student Ministry Director

Wanda Thaxton

Director of Half-Time

Stewardship Team

The Stewardship Team oversees and manages the finances and facilities God has entrusted to us. This team provides critical stewardship and support for our church family.

Gene Mermilliod

Stewardship Pastor

Lisa Ferguson

Financial Assistant

Mike Cansler

Campus Operations Director

Global Outreach Team

This team exists to help mobilize and send out the church to go and make disciples as commanded in the Great Commission. We mobilize the church to Serve the Body, Share the Gospel, Serve Your City, GO Global, Multiply Churches, and Give Generously.

Jeff Palmeter

Global Outreach Pastor

Suzanne Nelson

Ministry Director

Worship Team

The Worship Team exists to lead the gathered church to worship God in spirit and in truth. Teams include worship bands, vocal teams, worship choir, and media/production team.

Josh Sanders

Worship Pastor

Anthony Keys

Worship Director


Melanie Richards

Worship Director

Brett Stover

Media Director


Deacons minister to our church family as they go through difficult seasons of life, representing "the church" walking with one another with care and compassion. Deacon ministry enables pastors and elders to devote themselves to core responsibilities of teaching and leading.