Berea Church of Christ Staff
Berea Church of Christ is blessed to have a staff who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will.
Kevin became the Puplit Minister at Berea Church of Christ on January 1, 2021. Prior to that, he had served as Berea's Interim Minister since October 1, 2020. Kevin has served as minister for churches in Hopewell Virginia, Marianna Florida, as well as Columbia & Cookeville, Tennessee.
The attributes that best describe Kevin as a minister are strong preaching with practical application to daily living, leadership development and counseling. He has expressed a burning desire to preach at a congregation like Berea Church of Christ, where God's Word serves as the foundation for all that is done with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. Preaching, Bible Study and being involved in the daily lives of the congregation are things that are near and dear to Kevin's heart.
Kevin is an avid golfer and loves The Vols & Titans. He has coached High School and Junior Sports, as well as Little League Baseball. He's pretty handy with a grill and loves to visit the beach and Smokey Mountains. He was born in Henderson, TN and was raised primarily in Missouri. Upon graduation from High School, he came back to Tennessee to attend college.
Kevin graduated from Freed-Hardeman University in 1983 with a degree in Bible and a degree in Business Management. He continued his graduate Bible studies at David Lipscomb University with an emphasis in biblical languages.
Kevin is happily married to Delana Westmorland White, who was raised in Columbia, TN. Twins, Samantha and Sawyer are Freshmen at Lebanon High School and are an active part of the Berea Youth Group.
Lee Mangrum has been a member of the Berea Family since 1993. After graduating from Friendship Christian School in 1978 he married
High school sweetheart Cindy Hitt a year later. After serving a four year apprenticeship he graduated from the IBEW industrial electricity program in 1983 and in 1987 began a thirty-two year career with The Metro Nashville Airport Authority. Since 1993 he has served as a minister or associate minister at Berea depending on the needs of the Church.
Lee, Cindy and grandson Tucker
Live in Lebanon with their dogs Bruiser and Baby. And Their chickens. He loves history, fishing, reading, gardening, Vanderbilt sports and old movies, and is a huge Andy Griffith, Star Trek (original series) and the Twilight Zone TV shows.
Braden is a Lebanon native that has been serving Berea Church of Christ as Youth Minister since May 2020. He has previously worked with youth groups in Knoxville and McMinnville, TN, and in worship ministry at College Hills Church of Christ, in Lebanon.
Braden graduated from Freed-Hardeman University in May 2020 with a degree in Theatre Performance. He grew up going to Friendship Christian School and attended church at College Hills Church of Christ, where he was active in YouthReach and in ministering to the younger teenagers.
Braden is a huge fan of all things theatre, Star Wars, comic books, and Disney! If he is teaching, you can bet he will reference one of those four things. Braden enjoys collecting as well; he has all kinds of Star Wars and Disney collectibles and memorabilia and a collection of over 2500 comic books!
Braden's parents are Jason and Jennifer Miller, and his siblings are Bryce and Bryleigh Miller. They all attend College Hills Church of Christ.
Megan Bradley has been the Administrative Assistant for the Berea Church since February 2017. She does a ton of work behind the scenes to add to our effectiveness as a church. A native of Spartanburg, SC, she graduated in 2014 from the University of South Carolina Upstate with a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies. She moved to Lebanon after marrying her husband, Micheal, who has been here at Berea since he was five years old! Megan and Michael were married on June 4, 2016. Their son Matthew was born on January 15, 2018. Megan has a heart for helping others and music also holds a special place in her heart.