Alex is joining the Aspen Grove Ministry Team as the part-time worship leader. He has a love for music that includes singing/playing instruments in praise to God, leading believers in songs that help them connect with God in musical worship, and writing songs that tell of God’s glory and challenge His people to follow Jesus closer and closer.
Thaddeus joined Aspen Grove in 2020 as part-time Children Minister. He attends Lipscomb University with a Children’s Ministry degree. For nearly the past decade, Thaddeus has volunteered and taught children, whether that be in ministry, sports, or Boy Scouts. Thaddeus is passionate about helping children recognize they are loved by God and the church.
Adam Kaufhold, Minister
Adam is an excellent communicator. His teaching demonstrates a genuine love for the word of God and it's practical application in the lives of believers and non-believers alike. Adam spent more than 10 years in full-time student ministry before accepting the role of minister at Aspen Grove in August of 2011. He holds an undergraduate degree from Auburn University and a Masters of Divinity degree from Abilene Christian University. Adam and his wife Amy have a daughter named Harper and an adopted son from Ethiopia, named Canon.
Bob Brown, Pastoral Care Minister
Bob gave his life to Jesus at the age of thirty. After many years of working with the youth of his church and working in the business world, he went back to school to gain a ministry education and was ordained as a minister of the Gospel in 1996. Prior to moving to the Franklin area, Bob served as an associate minister in Southern CA, handled special projects at a church in Tacoma WA, volunteered as a chaplain in a large hospital in Southern CA, and served as a Pastoral Care minister in Western NY. Bob is passionate about ministering to hurting people and helping people grow in their walk with Jesus. Bob is married to his childhood sweetheart and they have two children and six grandchildren.
*While we are incredibly grateful for Bob's time on our Ministry Team, we are excited to see him transition to be a part of our Eldership Team in 2021.
AC Rowland, Part-time Student Minister
Originally from South Carolina, AC (Anna Caroline) graduated from Lipscomb University in May of 2017 with a degree in Theology. She also received her Masters of Divinity from Lipscomb in 2019. AC is passionate about youth ministry, and loves walking alongside teenagers as they grow in both “wisdom and stature.” She's been married to her husband, Caleb, since 2018, and they have 2 kittens named Seb and Murph. When she’s not hanging with our students, AC loves to travel, read, rock climb, and cook.