Rev. Dr. Brian Ebel – Lead Pastor
Brian and his wife Mandy are the founding and Lead Pastors of Revolution Church of Kentucky. Brian attended church regularly until later in high school. At the start of college, he began to question why be a part of a church and even more, why the need for Jesus at all. Brian met his wife Mandy during college and she began to reveal to him the Jesus he never knew and Jesus began a revolution in Brian’s life.
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Who would have guessed? I got a “D” on my first public speaking speech in college.
Who would play me in a movie? Pierce Brosnan
My favorite activities include: family golf, hockey, fishing, reading
My favorite candy: M&Ms + Starburst Jellybeans
My favorite movies: Star Wars + Happy Gilmore
My favorite verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Matthew Bauer – Executive Pastor
Matt came to Revolution at the start of 2016 and brings a wealth of ministry, business, and technical experience to our team. Matt has been in ministry leadership for over 15 years, and is a published author, musician, and public speaker. You can learn more about Matt at www.mattbauer.org. He, with his wife Janna, son Aiden, and faithful pup Baxter, love the outdoors, love exploring new places and trying new restaurants, love meeting new people, and love building God’s kingdom wherever they go.
Who would have guessed? I once performed on stage on a Carnival Cruise ship in the Bahamas.
Who would play me in a movie? Kiefer Sutherland (a.k.a. Jack Bauer – gotta keep it in the family!)
My favorite activities include: disc golf, biking, camping, music
My favorite candy: Ferrero Rocher + Specialty Chocolates
My favorite TV shows: Chuck + This Is Us
My favorite quote: “Dream no small dreams, for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Darrell Pittman – Worship + Celebrate Recovery Pastor
Darrell has been actively involved in worship ministry from 11 years and in music for 25. An Eastern Kentucky native, his passion for music was discovered at an early age and developed over time by different musical influences and multiple genres. His musical passion merged with his newfound passion for Jesus in 1999 after a life changing experience in Abilene, Texas.
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Who would have guessed? When I was 16, I earned a black belt in Shaolin-Do
Who would play me in a movie? Johnny Depp, because I know my character would have to be eccentric
My favorite activities include: music, fishing, watching my son play basketball
My favorite foods: pizza, barbecue, Ale8-1
My favorite music: anything by Bruce Springsteen + worship music
My favorite movies + TV: Braveheart, Forrest Gump, the entire Rocky series, + The Walking Dead
My favorite quote: “Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth, and you get neither.” – C.S. Lewis
My favorite verse: Colossians 3:23
Amy Carlson – Director of Student Ministries
Amy has been a part of the Revolution Church family since 2012. She has been on a continued path of spiritual growth and recently enrolled in a Master of Divinity program. Her desire is to continue her learning so that she can help others find peace in the difficult questions and walk with them on their journey of spiritual growth. She brings with her a love for art, teaching, and connecting with others. She and her husband, Ted, enjoy gardening and kayaking together. They also enjoy taking their two boys, Nils & Magnus, exploring for fossils and other cool finds.
Who would have guessed? I’ve been on ESPN2, twice even, for dance competitions!
Who would play me in a movie? Rachel Bilson
My favorite activities include: Painting on birch wood panels using acrylic washes
My favorite food: Collard greens and sweet potatoes… no really. It’s true!
My favorite music: Diana Krall is a good one (so jazz in other words)
My favorite movie: What Dreams May Come
My favorite quote: “Thinking without roots will bare flowers, but no fruits…” – Abram Heschel, God In Search of Man
Katelyn Garner – Childcare Director
Katelyn has worked in a childcare setting going on six years and is currently a senior at the University of Louisville, studying to be a certified elementary school teacher.
Who would have guessed? I love all things super heroes – especially Marvel.
Who would play me in a movie? Anna Kendrick
My favorite activities include: I can never say no to a shopping trip.
My favorite candy: Reeces and Butterfinger
My favorite song: What do I know? by Ed Sheeran
My favorite TV show: New Girl
My favorite verse: Proverbs 11:27
Greg Gibson – Treasurer
Greg grew up in Louisville and completed his B.S. in Accounting and M.B.A. at Bellarmine University. He retired from full-time employment after many years of accounting management for both commercial and non-profit organizations. Greg and his wife Faith have been married for 27 years. Greg is an avid golfer and competitive bass angler.
Who would have guessed? I can’t carry a tone in a bucket, but I still sing in the car anyway.
Who would play me in a movie? Patrick Duffy (when I was younger)
My favorite activities include: Fishing + golf
My favorite candy: Milky Way
My favorite movie: North to Alaska (John Wayne)
My favorite verse: Hebrews 11:6
Ashlee Adkins – Ministry Associate
Ashlee has attended Revolution since early 2016. She’s always had a passion for Christ and began teaching Sunday School at age 13. In 2014, she enrolled in Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan with plans to graduate with a Master of Divinity in May 2019. Ashlee and her husband Chris, welcomed their daughter Summitt Jene, in September 2017 to their family that also includes two pups, Woodford and Bear.
Who would have guessed? Ashlee won best defensive player at the University of Tennessee’s basketball camp when she was 16.
Who would play me in a movie? Reese Witherspoon
My favorite activities include: Traveling, reading, + sports
My favorite food: Gravy + biscuits
My favorite TV Show: This Is Us
My favorite quote: “If that don’t light your fire, your wood is wet!” (credit: my former pastor)
My favorite verse: 1 John 4:4
Volunteer Ministry Leaders
Finance Team: Brad Manthey
Release Team: Sara Tinker
Personnel Team: Nathan Wachtel
Trustees: John Nolan
Guest Services: Bob + Jan Shewalter
Create Team: Laurel Stewart
rVillage Women’s Ministry: Meredith Kosko
Men’s Ministry: Mike Sims