Alex grew up in Miami, Florida and then spent his high school and college years in the upstate of South Carolina. He served at Grace Reformed Baptist Church in Mebane, NC where he received training for ministry and began laying the groundwork for the planting of Emmanuel Church. Alex is married to his lovely wife Jenna and they have one son, Dominic. Alex holds a B.S. in Finance from Clemson University, an M.Div. in Christian Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is currently working on a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from the same institution. Alex and Jenna love to read, travel, and show hospitality in their home.
Brad Kinnison, Pastoral Assistant
Brad is a lifelong native of North Carolina. He graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Nursing before going on to obtain an M.Div. in Christian Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was mentored in the ministerial training program at Grace Reformed Baptist Church in Mebane, NC before being sent out as part of the Winston Salem church plant team. Brad works full-time as a Trauma Emergency Room RN and part-time as a Pastoral Assistant at Emmanuel. He is currently engaged to his lovey fiancé Abbie and plans to be married in August of 2018. Brad and Abbie enjoy all things outdoors, reading and showing hospitality.
Jenna DiPrima, Administrative Assistant
Jenna grew up in Annapolis, MD and went to Clemson for college. After college, she worked for Crosspoint Church in Clemson, SC for five years while receiving her Master of Divinity Degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Upon completion of her degree, Jenna spent several years working for the Pillar Network, a North American church planting network, as the Communications Director. Jenna is married to Alex and they have one son, Dominic. Jenna and Alex love to read, travel, and show hospitality and Jenna is also a professional photographer.