Ministerial Staff

  • John Watkins - Senior Pastor

    John grew up in this community, graduating from Benjamin Logan High School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Cincinnati Christian University. He is married to Ashley and they have one son, Samuel.

    Fun Facts: Favorite Sports Teams = Ohio State Buckeyes, Cincinnati Reds Hobbies = Skiing, biking, reading, playing softball or any sport whenever I can. I haven’t flown in quite awhile although I am getting back into it. Favorite TV shows = Anything on the history channel Favorite book= historical fiction- The Killer Angels (Michael Shaara)


  • Ben Moore - Associate Pastor of STUDENTS and Worship

    Ben has been part of our staff since 2008. Ben graduated from Cincinnati Christian University in 2002. He, and his wife Jocelyn, have three daughters, Caroline, Elyn and Juliet and one son, Titus. He leads our Student Ministries and our Worship Ministry and is also in charge of all social media and technology at the church. 


  • Laura Ramsey - Children's Minister

    Laura joined our staff in June 2018. She has been working with kids and teens for many years through different ministry and secular jobs and looks forward to guiding our Children's Ministry into the future.  She has a BA in Psychology from Ohio University and is a Certified Family Minister from Wartburg Theological Seminary. She is married to Wes and has two children, Adelina and Michael.