Rev. Brent Harriman - Pastor
Rev. Brent Harriman is a native of Memphis, Tennessee and a graduate of The University of Mississippi (BS in Business Management) and Covenant Theological Seminary (M.Div. in Biblical Studies and Counseling). While in St. Louis, he met his wife Emily, who earned a Masters of Arts in Counseling from Covenant. Upon graduation they moved to Knoxville. Brent served as a Campus Minster with RUF (Reformed University Fellowship) at The University of Tennessee from 2004-2012. He then continued with RUF, on the National Staff, as an Area Coordinator, overseeing and starting new campus works in Tennessee, Kentucky, and throughout the Midwest. In January of 2017, they accepted a call to plant Resurrection in the Bearden area of Knoxville . Brent and Emily have been married since 2002 and have two children, William and Abigail. His interests include the mountains, cycling, quality food & drink, the St. Louis Cardinals, and spending time with his family.
Lizzy Martin - operations coordinator
Lizzy is a born and raised Knoxville native. She grew up in downtown Knoxville in a neighborhood called Mechanicsville where her parents have done inner-city ministry for the last 30 years. Lizzy just finished a two-year internship program with the Student Ministries of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. In 2015, Lizzy graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Entrepreneurial Management. She was a Young Life leader in Knoxville at the STEM Academy for three years and completed Young Life’s Student Staff program. In her spare time, Lizzy loves to play guitar and piano, as well as spend time with her friends.
Jordan Wright - Worship Director / Community Ministry
Jordan is a passionate follower of Jesus and desires for people to fall into a deeper relationship with Him. Originally from Knoxville, he has also lived in Louisiana and Arkansas. He has a degree in Mass Communication from the University of Central Arkansas and a Master of Arts in Applied Communication from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He has served as a worship leader for various denominations including the Church of God (Anderson) as well as the Anglican tradition. Jordan, his wife Ashley, and their son Silas live in the north Knoxville area. His interests include playing guitar, eating, Tennessee football, and chess.
JULIA HAAS - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Maddie Dewitt - Children’s Ministry resident
"Maddie DeWitt is a born and raised military child. With a dad in the Air Force, she calls many places home. She recently graduated from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia with a degree in Organizational Communication and Music. Maddie has served in several various ministry roles and really felt the Lord pulling on her heart to explore this deeper. Through this, the Lord led her to Knoxville as a resident of the first ever cohort for the Thrive Residency program. The Lord has blessed Maddie with many passions, including: hiking mountains, playing piano, writing books, serving youth and spending quality time with friends and family. Her goal in life is to love well and live life in community."