LEADERSHIP

 

MINISTRY STAFF

JOSHUA PAPPAS
PREACHING MINISTER
Joshua preaches most Sundays, teaches in several classes regularly, trains developing leaders, and works with our shepherds to maintain and develop our vision to be a generationally effective force for good in the world in Jesus’ name. He earned B.A. and M.Min. degrees from Heritage Christian University. He’s been married to his high school sweetheart, Keshia, for over 20 years. They have two sons.
 
Shawn Clark
YOUTH MINISTER
Shawn has been involved in Youth Ministry for over 25 years. He believes the youth within the church are critical to it’s success now and into the future. His passion is developing and active youth group that builds faithful energetic long-term Christians. Shawn is married to Mindy and has 3 faithful children, Katie, Jessi, and Gavin.
 
 
 
Raul Avila
HISPANIC MISSIONARY
 
Brother Avila has been working with our Hispanic brothers and sisters since 2021 via Zoom. He and his wife Mareliza along with their three sons, Raul, Dairo, and Lucas are working here at the LaVergne congregation with our brethren and Hispanic community. He has been preaching in Mexico and Texas since 2008. He is a graduate of Brown Trail School of Preaching in Bedford, TX in 2016. He strongly believes that it is a blessing preaching to our spanish speaking brethren. He wants to help the church to grow in grace and knowledge of God, and be united in faith as one family.
 

 

SHEPHERDS

Phil Pigg
Jim “Rooster” Pitts
David Waldron
 

DEACONS

Trey Arnold
Barry Ashton
Brandon Beard
Brian Drescher
Chuck Endsley
Michael Farrar
Paul Gentry
Michael Greenfield
Josh Hixson
Aubrey Jackson
Matt Jackson
Jason King
John Skorik
David Strickland
Bobby Underwood
 

Office & Pre-School Staff

Office Administrator

 
 
 
Britney Gentry

Tuesday/Thursday School Director

Christy Greenfield