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Randy Nation

Senior Minister

Randy has been Senior Minister and lead communicator at Journey Church since 1997. His two biggest passions are his family and the people God has called him to love and shepherd. When he’s not making house calls, hospital visits or writing sermons, Randy enjoys carpentry, woodworking and working on his farm. He and his wife Lori have four adult children Kiel, Lindsay, Brianne and Lora.


Eric Rice

Children's Minister

As Children’s Pastor at Journey Church, Eric’s passion is to make sure that our vision of ‘moving people on a simple journey towards Jesus’ truly means all people – including kids! Eric and his wife Molly have two beautiful children, Henry and Lucy, and when he’s not working on recruiting volunteers, casting vision, and training leaders, most nights he can be found at home playing with them. He also loves sports and is a die-hard UK fan!


Tony Hardin

Discipleship Minister

In 2014, Tony left the private sector where he worked for 25 years as an architect to accept the position of Discipleship Minister here at Journey Church. As an elder in our church for many years, God used Tony’s leadership and passion for helping people grow and become more like Jesus to ultimately call him into full time ministry. He and his wife Chris have a son named Jacob. In his free time Tony enjoys camping, fishing, and model aviation.


Dan Prout

Worship Minister

As the Worship Minister, Dan is charged with leading the creative teams within the worship ministry and coordinating our worship services. Dan has a passion for seeing people engage with Jesus in powerful ways that transform their lives and the lives of those around them. When he’s not working on a creative project, Dan enjoys woodworking, researching his next pedalboard purchase, but most of all spending time with His wife Leanne and their three kids, Boston, Micah, and Ari.


Zach Carmichael

Student Minister

As the Student Minister at Journey Church, Zach is responsible for helping move students on a simple journey towards Jesus. He is passionate about seeing the next generation recognize their gifts, talents, and abilities and use those as a way to make an impact for God’s Kingdom. In his free time, Zach loves spending time with his wife Allie, traveling to see family, and watching sports. His favorite teams are the Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Browns. 


Tammy Welch

Administrative Director

In addition to handling all the accounting, event planning, and scheduling Tammy also manages the day-to-day activities in the Church Office. She’s pretty much the glue that keeps things together around here and is always willing to lend a helping hand! On top of all that, she also bakes the best cheesecake in town. Tammy loves spending time with her husband Chris and their son Camden. In addition to baking, she also enjoys traveling, antiquing and spending time with friends.

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