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After 5 years of competition for the Yellow Jacket Track and Cross Country teams, Joseph graduated from Georgia Tech in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Management. Upon graduation, he married his beautiful best friend Sara. After 3 years in corporate America, he was called into ministry, and moved his family to Wake Forest, NC in order to become better equipped for the work of the ministry. In May of 2008 he graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with the Master of Divinity degree. Joseph is passionate for the church to understand the gospel in the fullness of it’s beauty, wonder, and power so that our eyes are opened to the reality that our greatest joy is found in God’s glory. Besides Jesus, the joy of Joseph’s life is his wife Sara and their four precious daughters Hayley, Claire, Keira , and Eden. Joseph also enjoys running, hiking, college football, advocating for Down Syndrome and just having fun.


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John grew up in the Denver area but moved to the Nashville area in 2008. He trusted Christ when he was 9 and was baptized. God changed John’s plans for life after his freshman year of high school when God called John to be a pastor. After seminary at SouthWestern Baptist in Fort Worth, TX, he served as children’s pastor in a church in the Dallas area. John never dreamed he would end up and in the South, but now cannot imagine ever leaving Nashville. He loves the opportunity to share God’s Gospel in the middle of everyday life with families and individuals at Providence. John’s dream girl Raluca flipped his world around in 2007 when he married his Romanian love. Their children Princess Emma and Nathan the dude of America make every day exciting. When he is not completing his dissertation, John loves woodworking and keeping saltwater fish and corals.


Students’ & Worship Pastor • FacebookTwitter |

Chad comes to us after serving as Worship Leader at Stonebrook Church in Smyrna Tn for 13 years.. He is a native Tennessean growing up in Woodbury Tn and became a christian at age 11. After being called into the ministry at age 20 he majored in Outdoor Recreation at the University of Middle Tennessee. He served as a Director of Student ministries for 4 1/2 years and it was during that time God began to call him as a Worship Leader.  He spent over 16 years in the Christian Music industry and served more than 24 years in Bi-Vocational ministry before coming on our staff full time in Jan 2016. Chad and his wife Angie have been married since 1996 and have 3 children Wesley, Jonah and Brilee.


Ministry Assistant •

Originally from Crossville, TN Debbie has been on staff at Providence since 2009. She has a passion for Jesus that expresses itself in a willingness to jump in and serve anywhere and everywhere there is a need. Her primary responsibilities include serving as the book keeper and ministry assistant to each of the pastors, while her passion and visibility is being the director and face of the Nolensville Food Pantry, located in the church office.