Our Team

Lead Pastor

Allen Bonnell

Allen is married to the love of his life Robin. They have two children, Rachel and Noah, who are always ready to plan their next adventure. Oftentimes those adventures involve leading mission trips to share Jesus in other cultures. Allen and Robin began their ministry working with college students with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. The passion to reach college students has never left them. Allen loves playing sports and games with family and friends.

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Our Team

Corbin campus Pastor

Brett Martin

Brett is married to Lindsey and they have four children: Grace, Abram, Eliza, and Will (not pictured). He has formally served as a missionary and a youth pastor, and currently enjoys helping people take next steps in their walk with Jesus. Brett watches the UK wildcats and eats gummy bears on a regular basis.

Richmond Campus Pastor

Jon Barron

Jon is married to Elaina and they have two children Lauren and Jack. He is a former missionary to Guatemala, a former UTEP football player, and a current coffee enthusiast. Jon gives the best hugs.

Williamsburg Campus Pastor

Jarred Earnest

Jarred is married to Katie. He was once a high school science teacher and soccer coach. Katie and Jarred love taking their dog Emi on walks and playing board games with friends.

Family Ministries Director

Dustin Rife

Dustin is married to Kristen and they have two children: Dylan and Dalton. He was once a Resident Director at Liberty University and is the founder of He loves working on his 1986 Corvette and can remember your name based on the car you drive!

Director of Ministries

Brent Foley

Brent is married to Bethany and they have three children: Benjamin, Lola B., and Jack. He was once a high school history teacher and football coach and hates wearing shoes. Brent loves being outside, spending time with his family, and is rarely seen without a cup of coffee.

IT Director

Curt Lawson

Curt is married to Jenna and they have two children: Asher and Adah. Curt loves Star Trek, playing the drums barefoot, and voice acting. He solves all our IT issues with a click of his mouse, and is ready to update your software on the spot.

Dream Team Coordinator

Crystal Hurst

Crystal is married to Jason and they have three children: Waylon, Wyatt, and Whitley Ella. She loves spending time with her family, drinking Coke Zero, and aspires to live on the lake. Crystal always has gum.

99U Staff

Micah & Haley Smith

Micah and Haley have been married since 2020. They love to travel together with their dog, Colorado. He watches Formula One races, plays spike ball weekly, and hasn’t had a haircut since 2018.

99U Staff

John Owens

John is married to Cailee. They both are graduates of the University of the Cumberlands. John loves to spend time playing guitar, rooting for the Florida State Seminoles, and watching Madea movies.

Financial Secretary

Debbie Griewe

Debbie is married to Nick and they have two children: Becky and Scott. She loves being outside, driving her ultimate sleeper S-10 with flames, and drinking Dr. Pepper. Debbie makes the best cheesecake and will work you under the table.

Williamsburg Campus Worship pastor

Stephen Gadwah

Stephen is married to Hollie and they have four children: Emmanuel, Ellerie, Jovie, and Livie Kate. Stephen loves spending time with his family, traveling, leading worship, rooting for the Lousiville Cardinals.

99U Staff

Josh Harp

Josh is married to Kaitlyn and they have a host of household pets, enough to start their own petting zoo. Josh loves to hunt, fish, and 15% of his body weight is Slim Jims.

Preschool Director

Elizabeth Campbell

Elizabeth is married to Pete and they have two children: Caleb and Caleigh. She loves to spend time with her family, engage people of all ages, and eats pickles like they are candy!

IBCKids Director

Jenni Lou Jackson

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Richmond Worship Leader

Westley Metcalfe

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99U Staff

Kendall Richie

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Accounts Payable

Pam Croley

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Worship Resident

Micah Cannon

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