Leadership

Staff, Elders, Leadership Team, & Deacons

Roger Hendricks

senior minister

Roger is the 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 35+ years and they have three adult children, four precious grandchildren, and one very active puppy. Roger's passions include connecting with others, a love of learning, and sports--especially Purdue basketball!

Larry Adams

creative arts minister

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.

Andrew Beal

executive minister

Andrew is our Executive Minister and has been on staff since 2015. He was ordained in 2010 and holds two ministry degrees from Lincoln Christian University in Illinois.

Andrew married his wife, Ashley, in 2019 and they have a dog named Jack. Andrew enjoys quality time with friends, reading, writing, work projects around the house, and Americana music.

Rocky LaPrade

connections minister

Rocky is our Connections Minister. In 2020, he was called to ministry after serving 22 years in the Air Force. He holds an MA in Counseling from Colorado Christian University and is pursuing an MA in Ministry/Practical Theology from Ohio Christian University. His life’s desire is to “fan into flame the gift of God” (2 Tim.1:6).

Rocky and his wife, Alayna, enjoy keeping up with their three energetic sons. Favorite family hobbies include being out in nature, spending time at the park, playing board games, and eating ice cream.

Nathan Mitchell

student minister

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).

Nathan enjoys sports, spending time at the gym, and tolerating his two cats. His hobbies also include very deep theology, sarcasm, and all things The Office.

Teri Parks

administrative assistant

Teri is our Administrative Assistant and Finance Secretary. She is a longtime resident of Springboro and has been with Southwest since the early days.

Teri has one wonderful daughter and she also teaches dance at a reputable local dance studio!

Tammy Stall

kids minister

Tammy is our Kids 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.

She and her husband, Greg, have two kids--Dean and Zoe. They also have a brand new puppy, Molly, who Tammy isn;t quite sure about yet.

Elders

jordan barnhart

paul breyer

joe garland

mike myers

cal towne

lee wagoner

Leadership Team

Anna Bowman

scott leblanc

cal towne

roger hendricks

theda sampson

Deacons

tambra breyer

Prayer & Care

allison dunaway

Women's Ministry

Jiniffer harbour

Guest Services

kelly madsen

Women's Ministry

doug pence

Men's Ministry

derek Tincher

Men's Ministry

mary lou pence

Communion

anastasia zimmerman

Guest Services

gary schrader

Building & Grounds

joann sproat

Hospitality