Steve Davis // Lead Pastor
Steve Davis was halfway to an electrical engineering degree—and still considering a career in stand-up comedy—when God interrupted his life. In a six-month span, Steve transferred from a major state university to a small, Christian college, and began studying to become a pastor.
Twenty-some years later, he’s worked for two of the world’s largest corporations, pastored in three states, and planted a church near Philadelphia. And he’s pretty much given up on the stand-up comedy thing.
In 1989, against her own better judgment, Kim accepted Steve’s marriage proposal. They now have three daughters Nicole, Sierra, and Dominique, four dogs, and a shared passion to help people become all that God designed them to be.
Steve’s speaking style is energetic, down-to-earth, practical—and occasionally shows signs of the stand-up comic that wasn’t to be. And he’s still excited that God chose to interrupt his life.
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Barry Jones // Executive Pastor
Barry Jones was working on a business management degree with hopes of opening his own comic book shop when God called him to the ministry. Though shocked that God would call a comic-reading nerd to ministry, he transferred to Toccoa Falls College and graduated with a degree in Christian Education.
Since graduation Barry has been a youth pastor in Florida and the senior pastor of a local church. He joined the staff of Spout Springs in August of 2010. He and his wife Angie live in Spout Springs with their two girls, Elyse and Claire.
During his time off, Pastor Barry enjoys reading, movies and woodworking. And yes, he still reads comics.
Sammi Owenby // Interim Worship Ministry Director
Sammi is originally from Russell, Kansas. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance from Kansas State University (EMAW). Her study included Music Theory, Choir, Private Lessons and Aural Skills, among many other things. She met her husband Wyatt there and moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth area after getting married. Fort Bragg is their first duty station. Sammi has taken professional vocal instruction for 8 years and has taught vocal instruction for 1 year. She has a background in music theatre and dance. She was a team member of the Kansas State Swingin’ Spurs country dance team. She has been a seasoned PK (preacher’s kid) for 8 years. She grew up singing in the choir and being the punchline of sermon jokes. During her spare time she enjoys going on walks, watching movies and pestering her chubby cat Mabel. She holds the act of vocal worship close to her heart and hopes to encourage others to discover the joy it brings.
Crystal Copeland // Youth Director
Crystal Copeland is originally from Ohio. At the age of 5 she accepted Jesus into her heart. That night she had a personal encounter with the Holy Spirit while worshipping. Her earthly father had abandoned her. Her step father had abused her. Her heavenly Father had rescued her. Crystal’s faith was ignited.
While Crystal was growing up she lived and worked in a homeless shelter. During this time she saw and began to understand the need to minister to the least and the lost.
Crystal is married to David, they have five children, two of which are married, one with their FIRST GRANDCHILD! This Lolli and Pop duo are over the moon excited to watch their family continue to grow.
Crystal began attending Spout Springs Church 14 years ago. She has served/volunteered in various areas of ministry throughout her time here at SSC. You may recognize her from the worship team or a flash like blur as she’s running to go and take care of something quickly. Crystal is currently serving as the Youth Director (grades 6-12). She officially joined the Staff December 2020.
During her spare time she enjoys studying the Bible, worshiping Her Creator through song and being with her family, friends and her animals.
Kim Morand // Kids Ministry
Kim Morand is originally from Montgomery, AL. She didn’t grow up attending church regularly, but at the age of 28, Kim accepted Jesus into her heart. She was baptized with her husband and their daughter on Mother’s Day of 2013.
Kim & Sean have been married since April 2005. Sean is currently serving active-duty military, they have three children Lakin, Brody and Colton. They are also first-time grandparents to a beautiful little princess named Anslee.
Kim has always been drawn to the needs of people, and especially caring for children in various capacities over the years, including volunteering at her kids’ schools & substitute teaching. She also served for 5 years at their previous church in administration, adult choir/worship team, VBS, Awana’s and co-led kids choir.
Kim began attending Spout Springs Church 3 years ago. She has served/volunteered in the kids and youth ministries and various events throughout her time here at SSC. Kim is currently serving as a Co-Director in Kid’s Ministry. She officially joined the Staff in October 2021.
During her spare time, she enjoys hunting, fishing, gardening, time with family and friends, and singing her heart out while worshiping God.
Ashley Romaine // Kids Ministry
Ashley has been attending Spout Springs Church since November 2020. She began volunteering in Kids Ministry in April of 2021, and was officially brought onto staff in October of 2021.
Ashley grew up going to church and a small private Christian school outside of Baltimore and was saved at a young age. She decided to recommit her life to Jesus in early 2013 and was baptized with her husband, Chris. Her and Chris have 1 daughter, Morgan, who you will often find hanging out at the church with her.
Ashley loves her role in helping kids find their path to Jesus and helping them begin their journey towards becoming all that God created them to be. She was recently accepted to Manna University, where she will begin her Associates of Arts in Church Leadership.
Heather Alford // Administrative Assistant
After voluntarily using her administrative skills for Spout Springs Church for several years, Heather Alford officially joined the Staff in January 2018. She has been an Administrative Assistant for 20+ years both in the secular workplace and in ministry workplace. She enjoys serving God by serving others. Heather, her husband John, and two sons (Tucker & Griffin) live in Lillington and enjoy tabletop games & super hero movies.