Jason is the pastor of Christ Covenant in Atlanta, GA. He is married to Paige and they have 3 children Emery Anna, John Kellis, and Raynor. He has been a senior pastor since 2004 in Indiana, Georgia, and Alabama. Jason grew up in Huntsville, AL and earned his bachelors degree from Auburn University, and a Masters of Divinity and PhD from Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY. Jason loves the outdoors, travel, and most of all spending time with his family.
The Lord has blessed me with excellent wife, Abigail Rogers, and two children, Canon (2), and Ella Watts (3 weeks old). I serve as the Georgia State Director for Lifeline Children's Services and lead our student ministry here at Christ Covenant. God graciously saved me at a young age and is continually working on my heart to shape and conform me into the image of Christ. I am grateful for our Christ Covenant family and look forward to seeing how the Lord uses our church to make his name famous in Atlanta.
J. Ryan West is the Founder & CEO of Paro Development, a social impact venture started in the summer of 2017. Using business to generate revenue for wholistic community development, our team models a sustainable approach to addressing the root causes of generational poverty. Before founding Paro, he served on the national leadership team of Send Relief, the mercy ministry and community development division of the North American Mission Board. He and his wife have been involved in community development for twenty years in various contexts, including Calcutta India, Montreal Canada, and Louisville, KY. He and his wife have three amazing children and live in midtown Atlanta, GA, where they recently helped start Atlanta Classical Academy as a founding family.
David has lived in Metro Atlanta his entire life. He has a BBA and MBA from Georgia State University. He is married to Cantey and they have 4 adult children and 5 grandchildren. He co-founded the CPA firm, Frazier & Deeter, in 1981. He has previously served churches as Sunday school teacher, deacon and committee chairman. He became a follower of Christ as a 12 year old while attending a small Southern Baptist Church. He was a founding Board Member of Whitefield Academy. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Point University. In his spare time, beside family activities, he enjoys golf and exercise.
A native of Barnesville, Georgia, Jason moved to Atlanta in the fall of 1991 to attend Georgia Tech, where he first met his future wife Shauna. They were married in 2005, and their son Jacob (8) was recently baptized at Christ Covenant Buckhead’s public launch service. Jason made his public profession of faith and was baptized at First Baptist Barnesville as a young boy, and he served a previous church as an ordained deacon, Director of Bible Study and Sunday School teacher for 10 years before joining CCB’s launch team at its inception. Professionally, Jason is Vice President of Business and Project Development at Mas Energy, an energy development firm based in Atlanta.
Bradley and his wife Susan are long time Atlanta residents and have been married for 33 years. They have 4 grown children, a son-in-law and a grandson. Bradley is a commercial real estate broker, investor/developer and the Broker in Charge of Transwestern Commercial Real Estate's southeast regional office. Bradley has been involved with CCB since it’s inception at JFBC where he also served as a Deacon. At CCB, he has served as a launch team member, founding member and coordinator of the parking lot “hello and welcome” team. Bradley and Susan host a weekly CCB small group at their home in East Cobb.