Jonathan and Erin have been married since August of 2005. They have four children: Jackson (11), Frazier (7), Chaney (6) and Nathan (1). Jonathan is a 2000 graduate of Murray State and a 2007 graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. After serving in Louisiana for about 10 years, Jonathan returned to his Alma Mater in December of 2013 as Murray State's BCM Campus Minister. Jonathan enjoys routine and structure. He will gladly treat you to a cup of coffee. He runs regularly so that he can continue being an active dad (when Jonathan is 60, Nathan will be 20).
Campus Minister Associate
Megan is a 2017 graduate of Murray State. She majored in animal and equine science and is still trying to figure out what to do with her degree. She's originally from Ashland, Kentucky, and chose to come to Murray State because it was the farthest she could get away from home and still get to pay in-state tuition. She enjoys spending her free time cross-stitching, napping or watching Chopped. She's always up for a trip to Steak & Shake (for a garlic burger) or a rousing game of LIFE. Megan enjoys serving in whatever capacity she can and is always looking for ways to connect students on campus with churches in the community.
Christy is married to Matt and they have four children: Logan (17), Sara Grace (14), Caroline (11), and Abigail (8). Christy is originally from Murray, Kentucky, where she grew up on a tobacco farm. The Mattinglys now live on a farm where they have sheep, chickens, goats, pigs, and cows. She enjoys gardening. Christy loves chatting with students and her word for the year is "impact." She wants her life and ministry to make an impact on students, her family, and her community.
Jackson is a December 2019 graduate of Murray State University where he majored in Music Education. Originally from Paducah, Kentucky, Jackson is currently working on his Masters in Worship Studies and Pastoral Counseling at Liberty University. Jackson enjoys music (playing instruments and singing) and he is always down for a game of basketball. Jackson serves as the worship leader at the BCM, gives leadership to the international student ministry, and leads small groups. He also serves as the Worship Pastor at Memorial Baptist church in Murray, Kentucky.
Allye calls Powell, TN home. She is studying TESOL and will graduate in May of 2021. She loves reading and playing soccer. Allye has also served overseas a few different times and has a passion to see UPGs (Unreached People Groups) reached with the gospel. Allye is involved with her local church, Hardin Baptist, in their college ministry and children's ministry.
BCM Vice President
Caleb is originally from Paducah, KY. He is a Senior who will graduate with a degree in Organizational Communication in May 2021. Caleb loves playing sports with friends, working out at the gym, and Chick-fil-A. He has a passion for discipling guys and is involved in youth ministry at his local church, Hardin Baptist in Hardin, KY.