Jonathan and Erin have been married since August of 2005. They have four children: Jackson (14), Frazier (10), Chaney (9) and Nathan (4). 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
Jackson is a December 2019 graduate of Murray State University where he majored in Music Education. He is also a recent graduate of Liberty University where he received a Master of Arts in Worship Studies and Pastoral Counseling. Originally from Paducah, Kentucky, 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.
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.
Gabby Z is a Senior at Murray State, graduating in December with a Bachelor of Integrated Studies. She hopes to start seminary in the Spring semester with an emphasis in Collegiate Ministry. Gabby is from Puryear, TN, where she has lived all her life. She is big family gal and loves that her parents are also her besties. She started her college career at Union University from 2015-2017, starting back at MSU in 2020. She enjoys being outdoors, hiking, embroidering, reading, and hanging out with her pals. She is always down for a cup of coffee and hard conversations or playing Ticket to Ride and lots of laughs. Gabby enjoys serving wherever she can and enjoys getting to invest in college students. She hopes to do college ministry for the rest of her life. It truly is one of the greatest mission fields!
Michael is originally from Milan, TN. He is a junior, pursuing a degree in Engineering Physics with an emphasis in solar energy. Michael loves lake trips with friends, playing guitar, reading, and playing disc golf. He has a passion for deep Christian fellowship for discipleship and wants to make an impact on his friends, peers, and overall community.
BCM Co-Vice President
Haylee is originally from Taylorsville, KY. She is a junior that is majoring in middle school education with the hopes of teaching English and reading. She loves music, reading, and meeting new people! She is very passionate about building godly relationships and facilitating Christian fellowship in the small group setting. She is also very active at Westside Baptist Church in Murray.
BCM Co-Vice President
Keilee is originally from Milan, TN. She is a junior who will graduate with a degree in LBD/ Middle Education with a Nonprofit Leadership Studies minor in May of 2024. She loves hanging with friends, going to the lake, and drinking unsweet tea. Keilee loves serving others and is involved in local church ministry.