Andy Brewster


Andy has been in ministry since graduating Faulkner University in 2007. In October of 2020 Andy, Lena, their daughter, Riley, and their son, Benjamin, moved to Cookeville to minister at Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ. Andy considers it a blessing to be minister to God's people and to those who he hopes will soon be a part of God's people. Andy’s favorite passage is Matthew 5:14-16.

Evan Burns

Associate Minister and Agape Counselor

Evan began his work at Jefferson Avenue in 2018. Evan holds a BS in Psychology from Freed-Hardeman University and a MA in Community Counseling from the University of North Alabama. He and his wife, Sarah, have one daughter, Hazel, and two sons, Henry and Hudson.

Topher wiles

Youth Minister

Topher joined our staff in 2023 with more than 20 years of ministry experience. He and his wife, Ashley, have four kids, Gabriel, Ethan, Micah, and Clara. In addition to his work with JA Youth, Topher serves on the board of the White County YMCA and coaches the White County High School Tennis Team.

Sarah Burns

Children's Coordinator

Sarah joined our staff in 2023 after a career as a teacher and spending several years raising her 3 children. She and her husband, Evan, have three kids, Hazel, Henry, and Hudson. In addition to her work with Kids Avenue, Sarah homeschools her daughter and runs a gift shop for custom shirts, bags, and more.

Carol Hart


Lora Bates


Rachel Sims

Agape Secretary and Communications Specialist

BJ Matheney


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