This is our heart
Northbrook Church is a family on a mission; a family committed to building relationships that lead people to Christ and his church.
We desire to be a part of a relational discipling movement through gathering in large and small groups, growing in our love for God and serving others, and going near and far with the good news of Christ’s love.
MEET OUR TEAM
ADAM joined the Northbrook family in 2020 as the Lead Pastor. He and his wife, Leslie, married in 2004 and have five kids: Karis, Eli, Luke, Silas, and Zoe. While attending Union University in the early 2000s, Adam began his ministry as a student ministry intern here at Northbrook. Since then he completed his M.Div and Ph.D degrees preparing for ministry and has worked in several churches. His passion is for preaching the Gospel in a way that connects real people to real life-change. He is down-to-earth and ready for some good coffee and conversation anytime. Adam is an avid outdoorsman, pretty handy around a car engine, and at heart a family man. Come by and introduce yourself, his office door is always open.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR
CINDY began teaching Vacation Bible School as a teenager under the instruction of her grandmother. It was then that God developed in her a desire to serve Him through children. She graduated from Union University in 1993 with a BA degree in Social Work and a minor in Religion. As a founding member of Northbrook, she has been actively involved in the children's ministry from the very beginning. She was brought on our paid staff in 2004. Cindy has two daughters and a son. Courtney is married to Robert Lynn, Natalie is a Union University student, and Luke is in high school. Cindy loves hosting creative events for kids and women's small group Bible studies. She also loves cooking and chocolate.
Rachelle is the first voice you will hear when calling into the church office. She has a graphic design background and helps focus the administrative side of ministry. She was hired in November of 2021 and works on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. Rachelle recently moved to Jackson from Greenfield, Indiana, and her favorite things are sarcastic humor, coffee, and cows.
Nehemiah and Natalie Guinn
Nehemiah and Natalie got married on May 23, 2021, and they currently live in Jackson, TN. They are both in school at Union University. Nehemiah is studying Accounting and Philosophy while Natalie is Studying Theology and Humanitarian Studies. Natalie has grown up at Northbrook, and Nehemiah joined in the Spring of 2021. Both Nehemiah and Natalie have a passion for youth ministry and hope to open a camp for boys teaching Biblical manhood and wilderness skills. Nehemiah loves working on cars (you may see him at Lynn Auto), and Natalie loves to host and make yummy food!
PASTORAL LEADERSHIP TEAM
Our “PLT” serves the biblical role of elders for Northbrook.
They are from left to right:
ROGER SMITH - Roger and his wife Donne live in Jackson, Tn. They are former missionaries, previously based in Italy. Roger works in Jackson as a controls engineer.
DAVID SUTHERLAND - David and his wife Teresa live in Jackson, Tn. David has served in ministry in several West Tennessee churches. He is currently a customer service manager with Apple.
ADAM LICKEY - Adam and his wife Leslie live with their 5 children in Medina. Adam is full-time as our lead Pastor.
ROB HARRIS - Rob and his wife Carla served as missionaries in Germany. Rob is now the founder and director of Kontaktmission USA, located in Humboldt, Tn.
WAYNE RUSHING - Wayne and his wife Lisa live in Three Way, Tn. Wayne is retired and has a part-time painting business.
GRAHAM MAYFIELD - Graham and his wife Sarah live in Crockett, Co, outside of Humboldt, Tn. Graham is a middle school teacher and coach.
Coming to Church this Sunday?
We'd love to see you here. Services start at 10:30 am.