Our Team

Staff @ Sandy Plains

serving Christ with you...

We have a great church staff with a wide range of ministry ability and experience.  This helps us serve the Lord Jesus together, equip God's people, and you effectively.  We're excited for your next visit to Sandy Plains.  We look forward to meeting you, your friends, and your family soon!
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David Keuss

Lead & Preaching Pastor

Website: www.davidkeuss.com
Twitter: @DavidKeuss

David enjoys preaching & teaching God's Word in a way that connects.  You may spot him around town watching college ball, hunting, or jogging.  He is also a graduate of both Southern (M.Div.) and Southwestern (Th.M.) seminaries.

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Andrew Austin

Student & Family Life Pastor

Website: www.fb.com/sandyplainsyouth

Andrew has years of veteran experience ministering to students and families.  He's a graduate of Liberty and loves what he does investing in Students and helping their families.  He helps head up our Upward Sports program as well.  Associate Pastor Andrew is married to Courtney and they have daughters Kayleigh and Aubree.  When not at church you might find Andrew watching college ball or checking out a local football game.

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Tara Jackson

Worship Music Director

Website: www.fb.com/sandyplainsmusic
Twitter: @TaraJackson

Tara Jackson brings a wide array of church music experience and passion for the Lord to the music ministry.  Tara has a desire to help you come before the Lord in worship each week.  She brings the choir and instrumentalists to create a worshipful attitude and environment each week.

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Jennifer Harden

Children's Ministries Director


Jennifer loves kids and is a veteran of Children's Ministry around the United States.  She coordinates and leads our wonderful kids ministries.  She is a graduate of a Christian college with a Family Studies degree and is active in the Children's ministry world.

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Beth Waugh

Church Secretary


Beth loves helping people connect with the right class, ministry, person, to help discipleship happen.  She facilitates ministry by helping with administration.  Beth is diligent to help people love & serve others in the church congregation.

Bobby Hinkle

Clean-Maintenance Team


Bobby works to maintain our four on campus buildings to keep them clean and in great operational shape.  Always ready to help he serves the Lord Jesus through the church congregation.

Audio Video Team


We appreciate the whole A/V team.  There is a rotation on this team to share in serving for the Lord.  If you would like to join this team, just let us know of your interest any Sunday.