Centerville Christian Fellowship is led by a plurality of Elders and pastors. Men of God, recognized by the church, to equip the church for ministry, that every believer may be mature in Christ. 

Elders

 

Erik Spohr - Lead Pastor / elder

Twitter - @erikspohr

Since January 2011 Erik Spohr has served as the lead pastor at Centerville Christian Fellowship. He provides the primary preaching/teaching function in the church as well as leading the staff. As an Elder, he directs the church through prayer and visionary leadership. 

Erik has a hunger for learning and teaching God’s Word with the goal that God's Kingdom work would be done as the church is built-up and equipped. His favorite Scripture verse is Galatians 2:20 -- I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Originally from Michigan, Erik enjoys biking, kayaking, running, eating Indian food, cheering for Detroit sports teams, and spending time with his wife, Tara, and their four children, Jackson, Anderson, Eliza, and Isabel. 

Erik holds a B.S. in Biblical Studies & Leadership from Cincinnati Christian University and a Certificate of Theological Studies from Ligonier Connect. He’s currently in the process of completing a M.Div in Theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Outside of Scripture, he has been especially influenced by Martyn Lloyd-Jones, J.C. Ryle, Alistair Begg, and Mark Dever.

 

Adam Bellin - elder

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Adam Bellin serves as one of the elders at CCF and started to attend in April 2005. He is married to Jen and currently works as a Program Manager for the F-15 Program for the USAF. Adam earned his M.B.A. from Wright State University, M.S. in Economics from Wright State University, and his B.S. in Economics from Miami University. Adam is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and enjoys running, golfing, and playing tennis & board games. He enjoys sea food and his favorite author is Lee Childs. His favorite Scripture verses are Romans 8:38-39.

 

Jeff Haymond - elder

Jeff Haymond also serves as an elder at CCF and has been attending since January 2011. He is married to Jennifer and they have three children: Amanda, Matthew, and Megan. Jeff is currently the Dean of the School of Business at Cedarville University and is a retired USAF Colonel. He earned his Ph.D in Economics from George Mason University, M.A. in Economics from The University of Denver, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Tennessee, B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from the USAF Academy, Air War College, and Certificate of Public Leadership from The Brookings Institute. Jeff is originally from Plattsburgh, New York and enjoys economics, Biblical studies, old cars, and working with tools. He enjoys grabbing                                                               a bite to eat at the In & Out Burger and reading books by J.R.R. Tolkien.                                                   His favorite Scripture verse is Romans 8:1.

 

Josh Leath - elder

Josh Leath is another elder and started attending CCF in June 2008. He is married to Erica and they have a son and a. daughter.  He currently works as the Senior Product Manager at Motoman Inc and earned his B.S. in Marketing from the Raj Soin College of Business at Write State University. Josh is originally from Springfield, Ohio and enjoys running, cycling, anything to do with fitness, working on home projects, and listening to music/podcasts. He isn’t picky when it comes to food because he loves EVERYTHING and enjoys reading books by C.S. Lewis. His favorite Scripture passage is Romans 8.

 

Greg Meredith - elder

Greg Meredith is the fourth and final elder at CCF and has been attending since December 2012. He is married to Amy and they have four children: Henry, Evelyn, Archer, and Ezekiel. Greg is currently a Business Consultant at Brixey & Meyer and earned his M.B.A. from The Ohio State University and his B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University. Greg is originally from Bellbrook, Ohio and enjoys running, listening to podcasts, and watching NBA basketball. He loves to eat steak, pizza, brownies, cookies, and ice cream & enjoys reading books by A.W. Tozer. His favorite Scripture verses are Romans 12:1-2.

 

Ed vanderbush - Elder

Photo and bio coming soon...

 

Pastors

 

Nick Rodgers - Associate Pastor (Student Ministries)

Twitter - @nsrodgers21

Nick Rodgers is the Student Ministries Pastor at CCF and joined our team in October 2014. He is married to Bethany and they have two children: Aaron and Andrew. Nick has a B.F.A. in Art Education and Painting from Tennessee Technological University. Nick is originally from Cookeville, Tennessee and enjoys painting, playing and listening to worship music, playing the drums, ultimate frisbee & video games. He loves Mexican food and reading books by John Piper, Matt Chandler, Francis Chan, & Charles Spurgeon. Nick has a passion for cultivating relationships with youth and walking with them through their spiritual growth and maturity in Christ. His favorite Scripture passage is 1 Peter 1:3-12.

 

nick rundlett - associate pastor (Discipleship Ministries)

Nick Rundlett joined the CCF team in September 2017 as Associate Pastor. He and his wife, Joyce, have been married since 2008 and they have one son, Noah. Nick grew up in Michigan and loves all things Michigan, including Detroit sports teams and the University of Michigan. Nick has a B.A. from Clarks Summit University (formerly Baptist Bible College) and an M.A. from Shepherds Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing an MDiv at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Nick enjoys running, reading, and spending time with his wife and son. His has been greatly influenced by pastors and writers such as Charles Spurgeon, Paul David Tripp, Jonathan Edwards and J.I. Packer. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ministry Directors

 

Chris Bernstein - Pastoral Assistant / Administrator

Photo and Bio coming soon

 

marie cargill - Children's ministry director

Marie has been serving in leadership with the CCF Children's Ministry since the summer of 2016. Marie and her husband, Clint, started attending CCF in February 2015 and have two children: Caleb and Caitlyn. She earned her B.A. in Early Childhood Education and Christianity from Houston Baptist University. Marie is originally from Asheboro, North Carolina and enjoys watching movies, reading, and going on hikes. She enjoys Ben and Jerry’s Phish Food and books by Dr. Seuss, William Faulkner, and Biblical authors. Her favorite Scripture verse is Deuteronomy 31:8.

 

GEORGE DEAN - TREASURER

George serves as the treasurer at CCF and started attending in January 2002. He is married to Dina and works as a Senior Accountant at Synchrony Financial. He earned his B.S.B.A. in Accounting from Franklin University and received his Bank Audit Certification from The University of Wisconsin. George is originally from Columbus, Ohio and enjoys playing sports and traveling. He loves eating steak and his favorite authors are those of the Bible. His favorite Scripture verse is Romans 10:9.

 

 

Matthew Thornburg - Worship leader

Matt is the worship leader at CCF and joined our staff in April 2015. He is married to Jody and they have two children: Beck and Ridge. He currently works with Post Default Mortgage Servicing at PNC Mortgage and earned his B.A. in Music from Cedarville University. Matt is originally from Springfield, Ohio and enjoys coffee and watching Reds baseball. He loves to eat cheeseburgers and anything to do with chocolate & peanut butter. Some of his favorite authors include Tim Keller, Francis Chan, and Elmore Leonard. His favorite Scripture verse is Zephaniah 3:17.