Todd and Sue have been married for 32 years and have two married children. Cara is married to Jonathan Holcomb live in Lynchburg, Virginia. Nathan is married to Emily and they live in Baltimore, Maryland. Todd has 30 years of pastoral experience and is passionate about helping people develop a “hunger and thirst” for the Word of God.
Todd received his Bachelor’s, two Masters, and Doctorate of Ministry degrees from Liberty University and Liberty Theological Seminary. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor for the Liberty University School of Divinity teaching courses in both the undergraduate and doctoral level.
Jim and Susan Whittaker Pastor of Family Ministries
Jim Whittaker is the Pastor of Family Ministries. He and his wife, Susan, work hard to strategically partner with parents, seeking to help them raise children who love God with all their heart, mind and strength. Jim oversees the implementation of ministry to children and students from birth through 12th grade. His primary ministry focus is to students who are in 6th – 12th grade.
Sue is the Elementary Ministry director and they serve together in all things pertaining to Family Ministry.
Jim and Sue both graduated from Practical Bible Training School (now known as Davis College) in 1986 with a three-year diploma in Church Ministries to Youth and Biblical Studies. They have been in full-time ministry since 1988 and have two grown sons.
In their free time they enjoy spending time hanging out with their family, geocaching and traveling.
Michael and Melissa Gum Pastor of Worship Arts
Michael and Melissa Gum use their gifts as worship leaders to help guide our church into an encounter with God in our weekly services.They have been making music together for over a decade, leading adult and youth worship teams, writing and recording worship music, and helping to raise up aspiring worship musicians.
Michael is a graduate of Denver Seminary and has worked full-time as a worship pastor since 2014.