We want you to know that we joined First Christian Church
with a desire to serve not only the members of the church, but also the community. Jessie and I have been married over twenty
years. During that time we have come to realize
that ministry is something we do together.
We are here to serve you, but we can only do that if you are willing to
let us know what is needed and how we can work together.
For your information:
Chauncey began his ministerial studies at
Lincoln Christian College. He received the B.A. degree in Christian
Education in 1975. He continued his education at Southern Baptist
Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY), being awarded the Master of Divinity
(M.Div.) in 1978, Chauncey stayed an additional year to pursue graduate studies
in the areas of Christian Ethics and New Testament Theology and is in the process of completing his Th.M. in Biblical Studies.
later, while teaching for the Jefferson County Public Schools
(1997-2004), Chauncey attended Indiana University S.E. (New Albany, IN).
It was there the M.S. in Education was completed (May 2005).
Lincoln Christian University in 2007, Chauncey was a part of the first cohort
in their newly accredited doctoral program. He was granted the Doctor of
Ministry (D.Min.) in Church and Parachurch Leadership (May 2011). His doctoral
project is titled “Leading
Through Adaptive Change: Moving Conceptually from a ‘Membership’ to a
‘Mission’ Paradigm.” A second area of doctoral work
was completed by means of a post-doctoral residency in Spiritual Formation
Chauncey has served
as a youth minister, an associate minister, and as the lead minister in congregations located in
Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois. He is a
member of Spiritual Directors International (S.D.I.) and the Evangelical
Spiritual Directors Association (E.S.D.A.). Chauncey has taught at The College of the
Scriptures (Louisville) and, most recently, with the Institute of Biblical Studies of Monterrey (Monterrey,
You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org