Lead Pastor / Elder
Ronnie is the founding planter and pastor of Substance Church, which launched in 2013. In addition to pastoring and preaching at Substance, Ronnie is the author of 'Finding God in the Dark' (w/Ted Kluck), 'Stop Your Complaining', and 'The Bride(zilla) of Christ', as well as a contributing writer for The Gospel Coalition, Doxology & Theology and Am I Called. Ronnie has been married to wife Melissa for 22 years and they have one daughter, Beth. Ronnie's interests include songwriting and reading, hiking with his wife and plenty of good food which is why he goes hiking with his wife.
Elder / Pastor
For the past thirteen years, Jeff has been a District Superintendent for The Evangelical Free Church of America. Before taking his role as DS, he spent seven years as lead pastor of Christ Community Church in Savannah, Ohio. Jeff has been married to wife Kim for thirty-five years and they have two children and two grandchildren. Jeff enjoys Ohio football, golf and two scoops of the finest ice cream money can buy. Seriously, no one likes ice cream as much as this guy.