Pastor Jeremy has served at Cherokee since July 2011. He was called as Senior Pastor in May 2014. Jeremy and his wife, Alicia, met and married in 2007. Jeremy is originally from Brighton, TN and Alicia from the Cleveland, OH area, but they met in college in Louisville, KY. They have four kids, two energetic boys (Gabe & Luke) and two sweet girls (Aleah & Amaya). They love family time, books, coffee, & the zoo. Jeremy completed his BA (Biblical Studies, '09), MA (Discipleship and Family Ministry, '11) and D.Min (Biblical Spirituality, '17) at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Chris served as a Pastoral Resident at Cherokee beginning in May of 2014 and transitioned to the role of Assistant Pastor in April of 2017. God opened Chris' heart to the Gospel when he was 15. He married his high school sweetheart, Lindsey, in 2016. Chris graduated from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (B.A.) and is working towards a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Alongside church administration and general pastoral responsibilities, Chris leads the music for our Sunday worship gatherings and oversees our family ministries.