JOHN R. STONE, B.A., Th M., D. Min.
John Stone oversees staff administration, prayer, counseling, worship services and cell group ministry. He has been the pastor of Berean Bible Church since 1973 and is the main speaker on Sunday mornings. He is a graduate of Bryan College, Dallas Theological Seminary and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He and his wife, Phyllis, have three grown children and seven grandchildren. His heart is for evangelical missions, both locally and worldwide.
FRED FREED, Associate Pastor
Fred has a music education degree from Tennessee Tech University and has been in full time ministry since 1982, serving churches in music/worship ministry and youth ministry before joining the Berean staff in 1999 as associate pastor and worship leader. Fred’s wife Connie is a teacher at Berean Christian School, and they have 5 grown daughters and 4 grandchildren. The heart of authentic worship at Berean comes from a heart of brokenness, gratitude, adoration, and an understanding of who God is and who we are, and what Jesus has accomplished through the cross and resurrection. Fred oversees the worship and music ministry at Berean. His desire is to see the entire body worshipping in spirit and in truth both corporately and individually, and pursuing a passionate and intimate walk with Jesus. He also serves in discipling and mentoring.
JASON MOYER, Associate Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministries
Jason Moyer joined the pastoral staff on January 1, 2007, as the Associate Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministries. He is a graduate of Pensacola Christian College, and he and his wife, Bethany, have three children.
TYLER AYERS, Children’s Ministries Director
Tyler Ayers and his wife, Kati, are in their first staff ministry position as Children’s Ministry Director at Berean. They are both in school. Tyler is in the process of getting a Bachelors Degree in Religion from Carson Newman Bible College, and Kati will be receiving a Masters Degree in Geology from the University of Tennessee. They have one son, Joshua.