The staff and leadership here at Smoke Rise is comprised of men and women who seek to love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Henry was born and raised in the mountains of Harlan, KY. He was saved at 15 years of age and called into full-time ministry his senior year of high school. Henry was accepted to serve with Life Action Ministries where he served as a singer and student revivalist for three years. There he met his wife, Kayla, who also served with Life Action as a Children’s Club Teacher. Henry was ordained and licensed in Oct. 2008 and has served in vocational ministry since 2009. He graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Religion in 2017 and is currently pursuing his Master of Divinity through Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Henry and Kayla have been married since July 2006 and have one daughter, Kherington, and one son, Hudson.
Jimmy enjoys outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, golf and traveling. He has been a successful business owner and recently sold his interest in the company he joined in 1983. He is active in prison ministry and Teen Challenge as well as sits on the Board of Directors of Teen Challenge. Jimmy has been married to his wife Vickie for 30 plus years and has a daughter, Hannah, and a son, Tommy, both of which he and Vickie are proud of.