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.

Eric Stivers

Director of Worship Ministry
Eric is passionate about leading people into authentic worship of God. Eric has been a part of the Worship Team at SCC since 2005. In 2022 Eric came on staff and now serves to lead our Sunday morning worship service as well as any additional Worship services while continuing to work as a UPS semi truck driver.
Eric has been married to his wife Mindy since April 2007. In 2011 God blessed them with them with their daughter Katelynn and in 2016 with their son Cole.

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 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)

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.

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.

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.

George Farmer 

Communications & Technology 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 280 lifetime Victory Royales.

Tracy Paquette

Facility Director
Tracy was born and raised in northern Illinois. She has her B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Ashford University. Tracy was married to David in 1990 and they have 2 daughters Cienna, and Karissa. Their family moved to Spencer County in 2009 and have served SCC faithfully ever since. Tracy was a teacher at Spencer Christian School before taking over as the Facility Director in 2022. 


David Richardson

Eugene  Neyhart

David Paquette

Landon Laws

Steve Miller

Tim Johnson


Aaron Seaton

Greg Essex

Brandon Coulter

Zack Morris

Andrew Baird

Eric Stivers

Tyler Tackett