Associate Pastor for PrimeLife and Hospital Ministry at Cornerstone Nashville
Deeanna was raised in Apopka, Florida, and moved to Nashville in 1977. She worked in the music industry singing background vocals for Warner Bros. and BNA Records. She was then employed at Walton Ferry Elementary for 17 years before coming on staff at Cornerstone Nashville in January 2009 in the Music/Drama Department as the Production Director.
She now serves as Associate Pastor and oversees the Hospital Ministry and the PrimeLife Department. Her passion is to share the Word of God with people in such a way that they are compelled to live life beyond their own expectations and lay hold of the life that God has for them.
Naomi Ruth Bronson
Author, Musician & Evangelist
Naomi has served as a Kentucky Baptist Student Union (BCM) Missionary, a Son Bound teammate in grad school, a youth leader, an office chaplain, FCA Director at Morehead State, and coached 100s of athletes at the collegiate level. She is a musician, motivational speaker, and evangelist with a heart for those that are lost and hurting.
Author of numerous books, her writing expresses her enthusiasm for speaking the word of God through writing. Her heart and passion is family. She has six siblings, eight nieces & nephews, and is grateful to have both of her parents. She loves cooking, feeding, and entertaining others. Her zeal to minister to others has birthed Bread of Life Ministries, LLC, a non-profit that focuses on feeding the hungry in orphanages in Uganda, Haiti, and Honduras.
Founder/Director of Choosing Him Ministries
Tecia Farmer Janes is the Founder/Director of Choosing Him Ministries in Newnan, Georgia, which seeks to serve women in a way that brings God’s Truth into their everyday lives.
Tecia is a wife to Russ and mother to two children, Matthew and Olivia. She is a speaker and a published author. She was born and raised in South Atlanta in a godly home. Tecia accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior at age seven, but it was at the age of eighteen when God grabbed her heart and became her lifeline in the midst of a family tragedy and health problems. Her constant prayer was that God would use every experience in her life, good and bad, for His glory.
Founder of The Love Offering
Rachael is the founder of The Love Offering and the author of Fisk’s Fishing Adventures: The Best Catch. She is currently working on her first Christian living book for women. Her heart’s desire is to encourage women to realize their God given purpose and to embolden them to move into the world through compassionate action.
Rachael lives a simple life in Somerset, Kentucky with her husband Bryan and their two children Will and Kate. Most days you will find her at the keyboard with two doodles under her feet, at a sporting event rooting for her children, at home trying to create a welcoming environment for her family, or in the community serving however the Lord leads her that day.
Founder of the Devoted Conference
Kelly Lester is a longtime lover of Jesus Christ. Early on, she felt God’s call on her life and continues in her pursuit to make a difference in the lives of those around her, first at home and then in her area of influence. She is passionate in her zeal for a meaningful life in Christ and as a result her “get busy living” attitude is contagious.
Kelly seeks to follow God’s lead in her life as she serves in numerous capacities alongside her husband, Pastor Todd Lester. Since its inception in 2017, she has served as the chair of the Devoted Leadership Team. Todd and Kelly currently serve as pastor and wife at Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church and have three children; Isaiah, Sophie, and Anne Katherine.