Our church is led by a group of men called elders. It’s a term the Bible uses alongside “pastor” or “shepherd” (see 1 Tim. 3:1-7; Tit. 1:5-9; 1 Pet. 5:1-5). These men are appointed by the members of our church to teach the Bible, to provide pastoral care, and to equip us all for ministry to one another.



DAVE HUNT, Director of Worship

Dave Hunt has been the Director of Worship since Trinity began in 2010. He moved to Nashville to attend Belmont University, where he found something even better—his wife, Julie. They have been married for 22 years and are the parents of three children. Over the last 25 years Dave has been involved with various ministry opportunities with people of all ages in a variety of settings—camps, retreats, college campuses, and church congregations.  He loves to build: churches, relationships, and furniture.


Matt McCullough has been the pastor of Trinity Church since we began in 2010. He and his wife Lindsey first moved to Nashville for graduate school at Vanderbilt, where he completed a PhD in American religious history. He's written two books, including Remember Death: The Surprising Path to Living Hope. And he writes on occasion for 9Marks and the Gospel Coalition. Matt and Lindsey are the parents of three little boys.

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LAURA MAGNESS, Director of Children's Ministry

Laura Magness has been a member at Trinity since 2012 and came on staff as the Director of Children's Ministry in 2018. Originally from Lexington, KY, she moved to Nashville by way of Samford University and Dallas Theological Seminary, where she received a B.A. in English and M.A. in Biblical Studies, respectively. Prior to coming on staff at Trinity, Laura spent 10 years as an editor and writer at LifeWay Christian Resources, where she met her husband, Nathan. Laura has contributed to several books and Bible study resources, including Foundations: A 260-Day Bible Reading Plan for Busy Believers and smallgroup.com. Laura and Nathan are the parents of two very busy, young boys.


MAUREEN MAGNUSSEN, Ministry Assistant

Maureen has been a member at Trinity since 2015 and joined the Trinity staff in 2019. Originally from Illinois, she has a music degree from Millikin University and a masters in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship from Moody Bible Institute. Before coming on staff at Trinity, Maureen spent 14 years as a project manager in the Christian publishing industry, as well as the tech industry. She and Mike have an adorable little son and Maureen deeply enjoyed staying home with him before adding the adventure of a staff role at Trinity.

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JUSTIN MYERS, Director of Operations

Justin Myers has been the Director of Church Operations since 2016. Justin and his wife Bonnie came from Louisville, KY where Justin received a Master of Divinity and Master of Business Administration from Southern Seminary and the University of Louisville, respectively. Justin enjoys bringing business and ministry together in creative ways as well as spending time among the international community in Nashville. Justin and Bonnie are the parents of two precious children.