Ernie joined ICCC's team as lead minister April 1, 2018. In September, Ernie concluded six and a half year's of preaching ministry at Broadway Christian Church in Lexington. Prior, he was an associate for 12 years at Southland Christian Church also in Lexington. For nine years he served as Alumni Director/ Campus Minister at KY Christian University.
Ernie is originally from Anderson County, KY, graduating from Henry County High School. He then moved on to KY Christian College in 1979 and completed the Master of Ministry program in 1985. His wife, Pam, has family roots in Fleming County and graduated from Georgetown (OH) High School, and KY Christian College in 1979. Pam has sung on several praise teams, led and spoken at various women's groups. Pam works at UK Healthcare as administrative assistant to 11 neurologists. Ernie and Pam have two grown daughters, Katelyn and Kyleigh.
Ernie is a UK fan, loves old cars, chocolate, Ale 8, The Eagles, The Oak Ridge Boys, playing with his grand kids, and movie dates with Pam.