Meet the leadership team.

Staff, Elders, & Deacons

Andy White 

Associate Minister
Andy was born and raised in west Tennessee, attending the University of Tennessee for three semesters and completed his degree in Management and Marketing at Union University. Upon graduation, Andy pursued a career in marketing for ten years.
Andy was led to serve in a full time ministry 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. Andy and Cindy were married in 2001 and are blessed with two daughters Emma and Lydia. 

Ashton Stewart 

Lead Minister
Ashton is a Kentucky native, born and raised in Western Kentucky. After high school he attended Central Christian College of the Bible in Moberly, Missouri where he met his best friend and in 2004 he and Amber were married. They each graduated with degrees in Christian Ministries from CCCB and have served together in local churches in Missouri, Kentucky, and Indiana since 2006. In his free time, you’ll likely find Ashton enjoying a cup of coffee, cooking on the smoker, or cheering on the Wildcats with the rest of #BBN. Ashton and Amber have three children: Ella Joy, Liana Grace, and Judson Thomas. 

George Farmer

Communications Minister
George was born in Zanesville Ohio and graduated from Johnson University Florida with a B.S. in Christian Leadership & Bible. He has 2 beautiful daughters Galilee & Lileigh. George is a lifelong fan of THE Ohio State University, the Cincinnati Bengals, Reds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers. His Hogwarts House is Gryffindor and he has over 300 lifetime Victory Royales.

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 5 amazing boys, Easton, (twins) Jaxon & Jess, Dace, & Tripp. 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). 

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 1st grade teacher in the Henry County School System. 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. 

Corie Cowsert

Director of Children's Ministry
Since Jr High, Corie has had a dream of working with youth. That dream came true in lots of way, Corie and her husband Chris (Spencer Student Life Minister) have been loving on Spencer youth since 2020. Now Corie is sharing Jesus with the children as well. She attended St. Louis Christian College (where she met Chris) and is also a Nurse, a job she loves. Corie & Chris have their own youth group at home, parents to 5, yes 5 boys; Easton, Jaxon & Jess, Dace and Tripp. She is a southern Illinois preacher’s kid, who has always been passionate about Jesus. Her favorites are FAMILY, family dinners, and family outings, and chocolate gravy & biscuits.  


David Richardson

Eugene  Neyhart

David Paquette

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Tim Johnson


Greg Essex

Zack Morris

Brandon Coulter

Andrew Baird

Tyler Tackett