Jesus Christ is the only Head of the Church and our Chief Shepherd. He has ordained that local churches be led by elders (undersheperds) under His authority.
Pastor John moved to Clarksville with his family in July of 2010 to help lead Covenant Baptist Church when it was a church plant work. When the church constitutued as a particular church on May 18, 2014, the church called him to become their first pastor.
Before coming to Clarksville, he served as an elder at Grace Baptist Church of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and as a deacon at Grace Baptist Church of Taylors, South Carolina. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Furman University, and an M.Div. from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. John and his wife Elizabeth have been married for over twelve years and have four children.
Pastor Nathan moved to Clarksville with his family in August of 2015 to work with Pastor John as a pastoral intern. During his time as an intern, the church recognized his pastoral gifts and calling, and he was ordained to the gospel ministry on April 24, 2016.
He holds a BS from Covenant College, and an M.Div from Westminster Seminary California and the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies.
Pastor Nathan is the elder who has been specifically set apart by Covenant Baptist Church to devote himself full-time to a new church plant in Lookout Mountain, TN. He moved with his family to begin the work in June of 2016. The name of the new church plant is Christ Reformed Baptist Church.