Meet the leadership team

Elders, deacons and staff


Doug Martin

Lead Minister
Doug has served God at SCC by helping plant the church here in Spencer County and served as the lead minister for the majority of the life of this local congregation.  He now serves in a part-time capacity in preaching/teaching as we seek God's will for our next Lead Minister.

Andy White

Associate Minister
Andy was born and raised in west Tennessee, attending the University of Tennessee for three semesters and completing his degree in Management and Marketing at Union University. Upon graduation, Andy pursued a career in marketing for ten years.
Andy met his lovely wife Cindy at New Hope Christian Church in Bartlett, TN. Andy and Cindy were married in 2001 and are blessed with two daughters Emma and Lydia.  Andy was led to serve in a full time capacity with CrossRoads Missions where he served for 10 years. Andy came on staff at Spencer Christian Church in 2011 and has served in a variety of roles all with the focus of helping people grow in faith.

Mike Simpson

Care Minister
Since the late 1990s Mike has led ministries in Ohio and Kentucky. Mike is passionate about God’s word, and loves watching people grow in their understanding of His plan for their lives. Married to the lovely and talented Sara since 2001, Mike is “better” because of her. Mike and Sara have two boys, Seth and Abel who have brought unspeakable joy to their lives, and a lot less sleep. Mike is a native of southwest Ohio who loves the outdoors, homemade Chicken and Dumplings, and autumn (not necessarily in that order). Mike also enjoys playing golf, is a fan of the Cincinnati Reds and a long suffering Cincinnati Bengals fan, as well as a life-long fan of THE Ohio State Buckeyes. 

Chris Cowsert

Student Life Minister
Chris is a native of Waterloo, Illinois and graduated from Saint Louis Christian College in 2011, where he met his bride & best friend Corie.. They were married in October 2011 and immediately began youth ministry as a team at Georgetown Christian Church in Georgetown Indiana where they served for 7 years. Chris completed his Masters Degree at Lincoln Christian University. They have 4 amazing boys, Easton, (twins) Jaxon & Jess and Dace. They are passionate about students loving Jesus!!! Chris loves anything St. Louis Cardinals, playing sports, watermelon and Apple Pie. His favorite thing is anything with his family(except folding laundry)

Gina Brian

Administrative Coordinator
Gina and her husband Chris were married in September 1990. They have a daughter, Taylor born in 1996 and a son, Kyle born in 1999. Professionally Gina has a strong background in finance in addition to technical knowledge as system administrator to various data software and webmaster experience. She has a desire to utilize her abilities to provide assistance and support to the church in order to further build God’s Kingdom. Gina has been worshiping and serving at Spencer Christian Church since 1998. 

Cindy White

Children's Minister
Cindy joined the SCC staff in 2010 where she has served as Children’s director, developing curriculum and overseeing all the family events at SCC. She and her husband, Andy, enjoy serving on staff together. She recruits and heads up a team of gifted and excited teachers who lead children every week in learning, worship and fun. Before going into ministry, Cindy taught in the public school system. When she’s not busy planning for the children of Spencer Christian Church, she is pouring into her own girls, Emma and Lydia. 

Beth Hatter

Children's Ministry Associate
Beth graduated from Kentucky Christian University in 2018 with a bachelors degree in elementary education and biblical studies. She has a love for teaching elementary aged students and watching them grow in their knowledge of and relationship with Christ. She is also a fifth grade teacher at Spencer Christian School. Beth enjoys all things outdoors. She especially loves camping, hiking, and spending time with her two dogs Radar and Banjo! Beth was born and raised in Bagdad, Kentucky and has been a member of the Spencer Christian family since 2012.

Eric Stivers

Worship Minister
Bio coming soon


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David Richardson

David Paquette

Eugene Neyhart

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Jonathan Seawright

Aaron Seaton

Eric Stivers

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Andrew Baird

Greg Essex

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