Our Leadership

Ray Ortlund

Lead Pastor

Ray graduated from Wheaton College as a Bachelor of Arts, from Dallas Theological Seminary as a Master of Theology, from The University of California at Berkeley as a Master of Arts, and from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, as a Doctor of ...

T.J. Tims

Assistant Pastor

TJ earned his B.A. from Southeastern Bible College in 2008, M.A. from King’s College London in 2010, and is a PhD candidate at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. TJ and Jessica have two daughters, Charlotte and Maggie, and love all things ...

Bob Pedde


Bob Pedde was born in Michigan and moved to Tennessee shortly after graduating from Michigan State University. He was blessed to grow up in a Christian home and accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age. Bob met his wife Linda at the ...

David Holst


God has blessed David in many ways! He grew up in a Christian home and with a caring church family and always knew that Jesus loved him. At the age of 10 he asked Jesus to be his Savior. In his walk with God, the Lord has provided a wonderful wife, ...


Jim Daugherty


Jim Daugherty is a native Nashvillian and graduated from Overton High School. Jim received a Masters in Computer Science at Vanderbilt University and is employed at Vanderbilt

Medical School as a database analyst. He is married to Barb. They have ...

David Thomas


David Thomas was born and raised in Nashville, TN. In 1984, he married his high school sweetheart, Angie, and they now have three children, Bradley, Michael, and Lily. David studied graphic design at David Lipscomb College before working with ...

Mason Prophater


Mason Prophater, born in Cincinnati, OH and raised in Louisville, KY moved to Nashville on October 6, 2012 after his wife, Nichole and he married. He's been gradually working on finishing his Bachelor's Degree from Boyce College in Louisville, KY ...