Roger is our Senior Minister and was part of the original team that planted Southwest Church in 1997. He has served in ministries in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.
Roger and his wife, Jayne, have been married for 30+ years and they have three adult children and two beautiful granddaughters. Roger's passions include connecting with others, a love of learning, and sports--especially Purdue basketball!
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Andrew is our Executive Minister. Ordained in 2010, he has 8+ years of ministry experience and holds a Master of Divinity from Lincoln Christian University.
He views the world through the eyes of a poet, a stand-up comedian, and Jesus.
Email Andrew at firstname.lastname@example.org
Larry is our Creative Arts Minister. He has been on staff at Southwest since 2009 and holds degrees from Northern Kentucky University and Liberty University.
Larry and his wife, Amy, have five children--Sarah, Brayden, Noah, Sam, and Tyler--who can often be seen running the halls of Southwest! Larry has passions for all things music, Star Wars, and the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Nathan is our Student Minister. He is a graduate of Cedarville University and joined the staff in 2018. Nathan provides leadership for our middle school and high school students (grades 6-12).
Email Nathan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tammy is our Children's Minister. In 2014, she was called to ministry after being a first grade teacher for six years. She loves Jesus and being a witness to the amazing things that children can teach us about faith and grace.
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The ministry staff works with and is accountable to elders and a leadership team. Our elders provide pastoral care and vision over Southwest while our Leadership Team is a group that works with the staff in matters of strategy and major ministry initiatives. All of these individuals meet the Biblical qualifications of the positions they serve. (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9)
Ministry Leaders: Jana Johnson (Women's Ministry), Tambra Breyer (Women's Ministry), Doug Pence (Men's Ministry), Derek Tincher (Men's Ministry), Gary Schrader (Building and Grounds), Jiniffer Harbour (First Impressions), JoAnn Sproat (Hospitality), Ron Dunn (Prayer Ministry)