Meet the Staff
Hometown: Greenville, Michigan
Life Verse: “I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.” John 12:46
Family: Wife- Hunter Perry.
Sons- Gideon and Silas Perry.
Dog- Aslan Perry.
Music: Josh Garrels, The Avett Brothers, Hillsong United, Explosions in the Sky, Phil Collins, Needtobreathe, Bon Iver, John Mark McMillan, and too many more to name.
Books/Authors: C.S. Lewis, NT Wright, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Timothy Keller, Bob Goff, Francis Chan, John Mark Comer, Mark Sayers, and J.R.R Tolkien.
Movies: Hook, Dumb and Dumber, Les Miserables, LOTR, Gladiator, Star Wars, Newsies, Tommy Boy, Coco, and The Despicable Me 1, 2, and 3.
Pastor of Students and Worship
Life Verse: Isaiah 40 and Deuteronomy 31: 6
Hometown: Brookville, Ohio
Family: Mom- Jenny Vance
Dad- Lee Vance
Brother- Dayne Vance
Amazingly Awesome Husband- Austin Martin
Music: Worship Music- Hillsong, Bethel, Passion, Elevation Worship, The Housefires, Of the Land, All Sons and Daughters, Northpoint InsideOut, Rend Collective, Kings Kaleidoscope, Caleb and Kelsey, Gungor, and many more!
All Other Music- The Oh Hellos, Panic at the Disco, Fall Out Boy, Twenty One Piolets, DJ Snake, Skrillex, Porter Robinson, Marshmello, Pentatonix, Queen, Michael Jackson, music you would listen to while doing Zumba, Songs White People Get Lit To playlist on Spotify, Disney music, show tunes and more!
Books/Authors: Authors- Brandon Sanderson (seriously, all his books are amazing), Ian Morgan Cron, John Wesley, C. S. Lewis, Dietrich Bonhoffer, J. R. R. Tolkien
Books- The Mortal Engines Series, The Harry Potter series, The Chronicles of Narnia, the Percy Jackson Series, A Tale of Three Kings by Gene Edwards, The Godbearing Life by Kenda Dean, The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis, Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero
Movies: The Lord of the Rings (all 3), Moulin Rouge, Howl’s Moving Castle, How to Train Your Dragon, Edward Scissorhands, Australia, Les Miserables, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Prestige, Pleasantville, The Village, The Conjuring 1 and 2, A Silent Voice, the Artist
Children’s Ministry Director
Hometown: Born and raised in Kokomo
Life Verse: “She is clothed with strength and dignity; and laughs without the fear of the future.” Proverbs 31:25
Family: I got to marry my elementary school crush, Tim Henninger in June 2013. Our son Will was born in July 2014 , our son Noah was born April 2016, and our daughter Charlotte was born April 2018.
Music: I literally love all sorts of music but my favorites would be, Hillsong United, Lauren Daigle, Taylor Swift, Colbie Caillat, and Paramore, oh and David Gray
Books/Authors: Jane Austen, Eric Carle (love children’s books!)
Movies: The Holiday, Home Alone, The Family Stone, Sound of Music, and Sleeping Beauty!
Senior Adult Ministry Director
Hometown: Mt Carmel, IL
Life Verse: “If you want favor with both God and man, and a reputation for good judgement and common sense, then trust the Lord completely, don’t ever trust yourself. In everything you do put God first, and he will direct you and crown your efforts with success.” – Proverbs 3: 4-6 (Living Bible)
Sue, wife – married August 1965
Children: Gena, born June 1970
Tara – born April 1975
Rana – born March 1978
Grandchildren: Caleb, born Nov. 2001
Jacob, born May 2006
Bella, born July 2003
Cali, born May 2006
Religious: “The Answer” – The Collingsworth Family
“Back Home in Indiana” – The Gaither Vocal Band
“Testament” – The Talley Trio
“Glorify, Edify, Testify” – The Martins
Secular: “Take a Look” – Natalie Cole
“It Had to be You” – Peter Nero and Friends
“It’s Time” – Michael Buble`
“Standards” – Reggie and Ladye Love Smith
D. James Kennedy
“It’s a Wonderful Life” – James Steward and Donna Reed
“Ghost” – Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg
“Ben Hur” – Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd
“My Fair Lady” – Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison
Hometown: Galveston, Indiana
Life Verse: “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.”- Romans 12:2
Family: Husband- Tim. Son- Levan. Daughter-Colby Rose
Music: Christian, pop, and don’t judge me, hip hop
Books/Authors: Too many to choose! Most recent, Wally Lamb
Movies: The Proposal, Fools Rush In, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, any movie that tells a story about people’s lives.
Hometown: BunkerHill, Indiana
Life Verse: “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32
Family: Married to Ryan since 1995. Our sons: Austin & Evan and our dog Alli..
Music: Hillsong United, Lauren Daigle, Bethel, Jesus Culture. Also U2 and Journey.
Books/Authors: The Bible , Oswald Chambers, Francis & Lisa Chan, David Platt
Movies: You’ve Got Mail, October Baby, Priceless.