Staff & Leadership

We have a passion for people, our city and our world. Our culture and leadership is characterized by worship, the love of God, and a genuine call to ministry. These core values have been shaped by our rich history of great co-workers and energy; always pressing forward in our call to love God and love others.

  • Tom James

    lead pastor

    Husband, father, and “pops.” Hardcore Seminole. Starbucks iced-coffee addict. "Blind official" (so I've been told) of high school sports.


    Life verse: Galatians 2:20


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  • BEN SIMPSON

    South campus pastor

    Follower of Christ; husband of Christy; daddy of five blessings; pastor of Eastwood BC South Campus... God has blessed me magnificently!


    Life verse: Romans 1:16-17


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  • DANA ELLIS

    Worship/Music Pastor

    Husband. Trivia junkie. Encourager. Lifelong learner. Passion for music and worship.


    Life verse: Philippians 4:6-7


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  • WILL SMITH

    South Campus Pastor of Worship & Students

    Husband to Bev. Dad to Abby, Jacob, Stephen, and Judah. I enjoy playing guitar, woodworking and house projects. Once broke my collar bone flying a kite.


    Life verse: Matthew 5:15-16


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  • Justin mcclure

    Pastor of students

    Husband, father of three, adventure seeker, and foodie. My passion is teaching, challenging, and leading students as we follow Christ together.


    Life verse: 1 Corinthians 6:11


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  • ED JENT

    PAStor of education

    Kentucky native, played baseball at WKU, married to Patricia with two grown sons - Hunter and Spencer. I've traveled to 11 areas on mission trips and am currently involved in a ministry in Asia. I enjoy hunting and fishing.


    Life verse: Jeremiah 33:3


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  • GREG SWACK

    Pastor of senior adults & pastoral care

    Pianist. Bus driver. Former "Big Red." Travel enthusiast. Dedicated to my family.


    Life verse: Acts 20:24


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  • MEGAN WOODS

    Director of Preschool & Children

    Wife to Brian. Mother to Connor and Meredith. Baylor and WKU graduate. Love watching movies and going to antique/craft shops. The best parts of working with children are receiving their hugs and sharing the Gospel!


    Life verse: Jeremiah 29:11


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  • FAITH CARY

    SOUTH CAMPUS DIRECTOR OF PRESCHOOL & CHILDREN

    Love Jesus, my husband, our sons, and sweet daughter in law. God has been gracious to fill my heart with a great love for children. I’m grateful for the opportunity to pour that love into the families at South Campus. Also, prefer warm weather, outdoors with a view of the water, daily visits to the gym, and an occasional run. 


    Life verse: Luke 9:57-62


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  • DON MATHIS

    Staff Evangelist

    Love preaching revivals, doing transitional/interim pastorates, am a sports fanatic, especially UK basketball.


    Life verse: Romans 8:28

  • Sandy enlow

    business administrator

    Wife. Dedicated mom. Trainer of America's next softball Olympians. Jack of all trades/self-taught home builder. A lifelong member of Eastwood.


    Life verse: Joshua 1:9


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  • LISA KEEN

    Business/Children/Education Ministry Assistant

    Wife to David, mom to Addie & Andrew. Graduate of the University of Louisville and the Kent School of Social Work. Love spending time with family, especially at the beach and watching UK basketball. I love all kinds of music and playing the piano.


    Life verse: Hebrews 10:23


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  • miranda shipley gonzales

    publications/social media/web/Ministry assistant

    Blessed mama of two, inspired by God's grace for humans, graduate of Florida College and Western Kentucky University. Fall fragrances, chocolate, good coffee, and a kind word from a friend keep my days bright! Make believe games with my kids and outdoor activities are my happy place! 


    Life verse: Romans 8:31-39


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  • Mandy owens

    worship/senior adults/students/Ministry Assistant

    WKU graduate, proud dog mom, lifelong member of Eastwood, and I love music, traveling and football.


    Life verse: John 16:33


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  • DAvID OWENS

    facilities manager