Zach has lived in Virginia Beach, Boston, East Tennessee, and Atlanta and has been educated at Wake Forest University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Emory University. He spent two years working with a ministry to the homeless in Boston and spent five years as an assistant pastor with a focus on youth ministry, after which he and his family felt God moving them to plant a church in Brookhaven. Zach, his wife, Robin, who is a marriage and family therapist, and their three beautiful daughters live in Brookhaven.
Hace grew up around Atlanta, in the North Druid Hills area and later in Johns Creek (with a few years in Orlando, FL in between). He attended the University of Georgia where he met his wife, Sally, and studied Speech Communication and Sociology. After graduation Hace and Sally worked with a campus ministry at UGA for two years before moving to St Louis, MO to attend Covenant Theological Seminary. Over their three years in St Louis Hace also interned with New City Fellowship, a multi-ethnic, urban church in South City St Louis.
Beth grew up in the Brookhaven area and after graduating from Berry College, she moved back to Atlanta. Before joining the BPC staff full time, she worked for 18 years with a missions agency coordinating and leading short-term missions teams as well as supporting longer-term missionaries serving in Europe.
Stefan Cashwell is an Atlanta native. He graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelors degree in Music Business and is currently pursuing his Masters degree in Theology at Regent University. His passion is leading worship and writing songs. Stefan has also lived and lead worship abroad in Germany, where he attended European Theological Seminary. He is married and has twin boys.
Kristy graduated from University of Georgia with Bachelor's of Business Administration in Real Estate. She worked in the commercial real estate industry for 9 years. She is married to Ryan and has 2 daughters, Isabelle and Avery.
Laurel Chason is a part-time Family Ministry Director. Prior to BPC, Laurel worked as an elementary school teacher where she developed a passion for children and families. Laurel met her husband, Cole, at Clemson University and they were married in the summer of 2009. Laurel and Cole live in Brookhaven with their daughters, Molly and Livie.
Charity is from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the fall of 2014, she moved to Princeton, New Jersey to further her study in Hebrew Bible studies at Princeton Theological Seminary. In 2015, she came to Atlanta to complete her Masters in Theological studies at Emory University. Over the years in Malaysia she served actively in the youth & children’s’ ministry and lectured part-time in the local seminaries and churches. She also served as an interim youth pastor at the Presbyterian church in Princeton. Charity is married to Mike and they currently reside in Marietta.
Sally is a graduate of the University of Georgia with Bachelors degrees in Business Administration and Family and Consumer Sciences. Before joining staff at BPC she worked in Retail Management for 5 years. She has also done bookkeeping for a number of small businesses and a private school. She is married to Hace and has a son named Clifton.
Kelly is part-time on the Family ministry team. She is currently a pre-school teacher at St. Jude Preschool where she has been the lead teacher for the past seven years. Kelly has a passion for ministering to children and their families. She has been married for 27 years to Richard, who she met while attending Clemson University, and has 3 adult children.
Evan grew up in Gainesville, Ga and completed his undergraduate studies in Business-Management at North Georgia College & State University (before it became UNG!). He is currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary at the Atlanta Campus and hopes to become a pastor upon completing this degree and ordination. The majority of Evan's background in ministry up to this point, though non-vocational, has been in discipleship of college students and young professionals. He is married to his beautiful wife Karen and they live in Doraville.
Dana grew up in Norcross, GA. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics, and she is currently studying at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. Before joining BPC’s family, Dana worked as a chaplain in a youth detention center, taught high school U.S. History and Economics, worked in college ministry, and spent six fun-filled summers working at camp. She loves sharing the love of Christ with youth and kids!