Growing up as a missionary kid in Japan, Aaron has served in some ministry capacity since high school. He began leading worship in Bible Studies.
As an adult he served as a worship leader in churches in Tennessee and Texas. Before coming to Mercy Hill he was a pastor and church planter with the North American Mission Board in Storrs, CT for 8 ½ years.
He is a graduate of Union University (BM, 2000), and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv, 2005).
Aaron has been married to Becky since 2003. They have 4 children- Bethany, Emily, Titus and Abigail. He enjoys the outdoors, especially fishing. Aaron cheers for the Texas Rangers, and Tennessee Titans. He’s not a coffee drinker, but he’ll drink tea (earl grey) while you drink coffee, and would love to talk with you about Jesus and Mercy Hill Church.
TRIBE and Children's Director
Allison is from Poplar Bluff, MO, but has made Jackson her home since 2015. She is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University (BS 2014, MS 2021), specializing in elementary education and administration. She is an assistant principal in the Jackson R2 School District. Allison incoporates her passion for teaching and love for Jesus by working with our Children's Ministry.
Allison has been married to her husband, Rus, since 2016. They have one daughter, Palmer, and two dogs, Millie and Marv. In her free time she enjoys going to the river, playing volleyball, and spending time with family and friends.