One Christ, One Body, Love for All
The mission of Englewood Christian Church is...to carry out the
Englewood Christan Church - Leadership
Jeff and Francene are from the same hometown (Mexico, Missouri), dated in high school, and have been married since 1989. They have three children. Allisan is married to Dane Ogden and they have three children: Emmarie (4) Kadence (2) and Lyric (5 months). Andrew is a senior at Ozark Christian College, is getting married in September, and works with at-risk juveniles. Antonia is a junior at Ozark Christian College, where she is especially focused on intercultural studies.
Jeff directs the preaching program at Johnson University, and previously served as a professor of preaching at Lincoln Christian Seminary-where he also designed and directed the doctoral program. He also served for eleven years as a professor of Bible and preaching at Ozark Christian College. He has a particular interest in equipping preachers outside the U.S. Francene has written Sunday School lessons (targeted toward children) covering most of the Bible that have been used by various churches in the U.S. and abroad.
David's Core Responsibilities
Leading Teen Ministry (Grades 7-12)
Home town: Kingston TN
Education: Johnson Bible College
Other Family Details: my lovely wife, Katie and four kids
Work History: Youth Minister for 8yrs at First Christian Church in Newport TN. Whitewater Raft Guide on the Pigeon River during the summers in Newport. Counselor for abused and neglected youth at Camelot Residential Treatment Facility in Kingston TN for 4yrs. Currently working full time as Director of Environmental Services at Life Care Center in Athens TN.
Best Part about my job at ECC: These people are like family.
Favorite Bible Verse: 'But he said to me,"My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weakness, so that Christ's power may rest on me.' II Corinthians 12:9
Favorite Band: Sam Housley and Roy Rogers!
Favorite Movies: Tombstone, Star Wars, Braveheart, Rocky I-IV
Favorite TV Show: Star Trek
Favorite Food: Free Steak
Favorite Books: Proverbs, The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, Wild at Heart by John Eldredge, Messy Spirituality by Mike Yaconelli
Hobbies: Scottish Highland Games, Weightlifting, Gardening, Hiking/Backpacking, I'd like to hike the entire Appalachian Trail someday.
If I could have a Super Power: the ability to fly... I'd save so much on gas money!
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