Pulpit Minister

Brian Stephens serves as the pulpit minister for our congregation. Brian began as our minister in January of 2017. He met and married Joy Holloway while attending Freed-Hardeman University. He has degrees from Freed-Hardeman and Lindenwood University: a B.S. in Bible, a Masters in Ministry, and an M.F.A. in Writing. He has served in ministry for 19 years. Before coming to 4th street, he was the campus minister for the College Ministry of churches of Christ at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Brian's email is


Youth Minister

Michael Yates has been the Youth Minister here at 4th Street since 2015. Michael graduated from Freed-Hardeman University in May of 2016 with a B.S. in Biology, B.S.N. in Nursing, and a Minor in Chemistry. Michael is married to Meg Yates who is an amazing asset to our youth program. Michael is currently working as a nurse at the Jackson-General Hospital while serving at 4th Street, and Meg works or a medical records company.

Joshua Waffird

College Minister

Joshua Waffird has been attending 4th Street since he was a young boy. He began serving as our college minister in the fall of 2018. He will be graduating from Freed-Hardeman University in the spring of 2021 with an Undergraduate degree in Bible and an undergraduate degree in Finance.


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