• John Watkins - Senior Pastor

    John grew up in this community, graduating from Benjamin Logan High School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Cincinnati Christian University. He is married to Ashley and they have one son, Samuel. 

    Fun Facts:  Favorite Sports Teams = Ohio State Buckeyes, Cincinnati Reds   Hobbies = Skiing, biking, reading, playing softball or any sport whenever I can. I haven’t flown in quite awhile although I am getting back into it.   Favorite TV shows = Anything on the history channel   Favorite book= historical fiction- The Killer Angels (Michael Shaara)                                                   
     



  • Ben Moore - Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship

    Ben has been part of our staff since 2008.  Ben graduated from Cincinnati Christian University in 2002.  He, and his wife Jocelyn, have two daughters, Caroline and Elyn and a new baby boy, Titus. 
    Fun Facts:  Favorite Sports Teams = Boston Red Sox, New Orleans Saints.   Hobbies =hanging out with the youth, hunting, watching movies, being outdoors with my family.  Favorite TV shows = Castle, The Office (yes i know its over...)                                        


  • Lynn Cleaveland- Executive Pastor

    Lynn has been a part of full-time ministry for more than 50 years.  Lynn received his Bachelors degree from Cincinnati Bible College and his Masters degree from Cincinnati Bible Seminary.  Lynn has been a valued part of our staff for many years.  He and his wife Julie reside in Rushsylvania

    Fun Facts:  Favorite sports team = Cincinnati Reds.  Favorite book = Divine Conspiracy (Dallas Willard).  Hobbies = Skiing, hiking, reading, gardening, traveling.  Favorite TV show = Morning Joe