About Us - Meet Our Staff
Dr. Bobby Harrington, Lead Pastor - Coach email@example.com
Where did you grow up? Calgary, Alberta, Canada - playing hockey, football, rugby, wrestling, and yes...badminton!
What’s in your ipod? Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, Sara Groves, Sting, Michael Buble, Seal and old stuff
Favorite Bible verse? Don’t have one
Greatest moment in your life so far? Days my kids were born (two way tie)
One thing people would be surprised to learn about you? I read the Jerusalem Post every day
Most embarrassing moment? My wife learning what I weighed
Favorite Christmas present ever? Super Helmet Seven when I was nine years old
Describe what you do on your day off. Sleep in, eat Lebanese food, and go to a movie
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Mike Shake, Elder, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where did you grow up? Terre Haute, IN
What's in your iPod? Don't have one
Favorite Bible verse? Joshua 24:15 "But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."
Favorite comfort food? Almost anything with cherries
One thing people would be surprised to learn about you? I have never been a model
If you couldn't do your current job, what would you like to do for a profession? Travel agent
Most embarrassing moment? Umpire home plate with 7 yr old girls and I called strike 3 and the girl at the plate said that is only strike 2 and she was right
Describe what you do on your day off. Spend quality time with my wife
Tony Dupree, Elder, email@example.com
Where did you grow up? Berkley, MI (Detroit area)
Favorite Bible verse? Romans 8:1“Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus...”
Favorite TV show? Everybody Loves Raymond. I seem to know so many of those characters in real life.
What brought you to Harpeth? Bobby Harrington invited me (and invited me…and invited me…and invited me..)
Favorite comfort food? Pepperoni Pizza always works.
Describe your dream vacation: Travelling through Italy enjoying the people, language, food, and especially the history.
Greatest moment in your life so far? So many…. But I would say my “new birth in Christ.” It changed everything.
One thing people would be surprised to learn about you? I used to play in a rock band, The Basement Circuit. Ever heard of us? No? You are not alone.
Original recipe or extra crispy? I try not to eat that stuff…but if I do “extra crispy.”
What one item in your bathroom could you not live without? Toothbrush
Most embarrassing moment? Hmm, so many…one that comes to mind was when I slipped and fell off a ridge and down into a ravine in boot camp. My rifle and grenades came tumbling afterwards and landed on me. (Bad day).
Sweet or salty? Salty always
Describe what you do on your day off: Read, golf, play piano
Jim Harris, Discipleship Minister, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where did you grow up? Coeur D Alene, Idaho
What's in your IPOD? Allison Kraus, David Gray, Coldplay, Lots of Worship Music, Damien Rice, Johnny Cash
Favorite Bible Verse? “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people." Matt 4:19
What brought you to Harpeth? The prompting of Jesus, the council of my brothers, and the commitment evident here to make disciples.
Favorite comfort food? Bowl of cereal
One thing people would be surprised to learn about you? I was personally trained by a ninja.
If you couldn't do your current job, what would you like to do for a profession? Work a family farm.
Describe what you do on your day off? Honey do's
Cam McLaughlin , Children's Minister, email@example.com
Where did you grow up? Lakewood, Colorado
Favorite Bible verse? "Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight." Proverbs 3:5-6
What brought you to Harpeth? God and His timing
Greatest moment in your life so far? When my kids were born
Favorite TV Show? ESPN
One thing people would be surprised to learn about you? I was National Bible College MVP
Most embarrasing moment? Lost a tooth on a first date
Describe what you do on your day off. Golf, basketetball and time with Misty, my wife!
Kathy Cawley, Office Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where did you grow up? Carmel, Indiana
What's in your iPod? Lint. Just kidding. Hang on, I'll have to look . . . Bryan Adams Unplugged, Chris Botti, Bill Withers, Jobim, Robert Plant and Allison Kraus, Shelby Lynne, Tristan Prettyman
Favorite Bible verse? Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
Describe your dream vacation Secluded log cabin with a fireplace tucked up in a mountain forest with a great view of a lake accompanied by good food, good music, good books and my family.
One thing people would be surprised to learn about you? OMG - there's so much . . . I can't let my food groups touch each other on my plate. I can't stand dirt under ANYBODY'S fingernails unless they've just stopped working in the garden. However, dust on my hardwood floors doesn't seem to bother me.
Most embarrassing moment? Having my little brother pinning me to the ground as the cool neighborhood boys walked by when I was in 8th grade.
Favorite Christmas present ever? Barbie Doll house. Not because of Barbie dolls - I never played with dolls, but because I loved putting the house together and rearranging the furniture - at age five!
Describe what you do on your day off. Rearrange furniture.
Michelle Eagle, Small Groups & CR Support, email@example.com
Where did you grow up? Jacksonville, FL
What's in your iPod? A lot of U2
Favorite Bible verse? Changes daily: Psalm 28:7 - The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trust in him and I am helped.
What brought you to Harpeth? We church shopped for 18 months and then found HCC where we felt the spirit and an instant connection.
One thing people would be surprised to learn about you? I have run 8 marathons
If you couldn't do your current job, what would you like to do for a profession? I am a Physician Assistant by license and profession so I am doing what I want to do. My backup plan is the roller derby
Liz Enders, Associate Children's Director
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Alan Garrett, Associate, Praise & Worship Minister, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where did you grow up? Mangolia, AR
What's in your IPOD? Pretty much a ton of David Crowder, Shand and Shane, Jared Anderson, Civil Wars, Leeland & ALLI B!
Favorite Bible Verse? You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Isaiah 26:3
Favorite TV Show? Wonder Years & Home Improvement
Paper or Plastic? Flip Flops
Most embarrasing moment? One time I fell in a mud hole at school, and everybody starting calling me doo doo britches.
Favorite Christmas present ever? One year I got 4 ninja turtles stuffed animals.
Lori Hilber, Bookkeeper, email@example.com
Where did you grow up? Ellendale, North Dakota and Clarksville, TN
What's in your iPod? Music
Favorite Bible verse? Jeremiah 29:13 You will seek me and find me when you seek with all your heart.
What brought you to Harpeth? God (the signs helped though)
Paper or plastic? I hate to admit it, but I can't lie...plastic.
Original recipe or extra crispy? Extra, extra crispy. In fact just skip the chicken all together.
Most embarrassing moment? If you think I'm going to put this out on the world wide web, you are crazy.
Favorite Christmas present ever? My own basketball when I was 10 or 11. I think I actually slept with it on Christmas night.
Nicki Yorke, Communication Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where did you grow up? Brentwood, TN
What's in your iPod? Honestly, I'm the only one in America who doesn't have one. When I use one - I use my 8 year olds! So, there is Hannah Montana, Pure NRG, Toby Mac
Favorite Bible verse? Phil 4:13 "I can do all things thru Christ who strengthens me"
Favorite TV show? Ok fine...I DVR Days of our Lives - it takes me out of reality for 1 hour.
What brought you to Harpeth? My husband and I were commuting to Smyrna to church and were not feeling "plugged in" because of the distance. We decided to look for a church closer to home. My mom said she saw a sign for a church that meets at Hunters Bend School - so we checked it out. We felt welcomed and accepted that first visit...and this has been our home church since….almost 9 years ago!
Describe your dream vacation. A 3 month cruise around the world - with lots of stops! And, my entire family with me.
Greatest moment in your life so far? My greatest moment in life was finding out I was pregnant with my kids.
Paper or plastic? Usually plastic because I can't ever remember to bring my stupid bags I bought to the store!
Most embarrassing moment? When Nikki Knight pulled my pants down in the 8th grade hall!