Paul Barnes serves as Lead Minister of Madison Christian Church. He is a graduate of the Cincinnati Christian University. Paul and his wife, Diane, have two sons. Their oldest son, David, is married to Joy, and they are both physicians in Bowling Green, Ohio. David and Joy are the proud parents of Nehemiah, Caleb, Nate, Zeke and Grace. Paul and Diane's youngest son, Jonathon, is Children's Minister at Madison Christian Church. He and his wife, Heather, are the parents of Delaney and Silas. Paul loves his preaching, teaching, ministry and leadership opportunities. Outside of church, you may run into Paul on the trail at the Three Creeks Park or at the Groveport Recreation Center. He also enjoys fishing, playing tennis, and gardening.
Matt is the Music and Arts Minister at Madison. He and his wife Donna are ’84 graduates of Kentucky Christian University. They stay busy with their six children! The M & A ministry offers many experiences throughout the year including choir, solos & ensembles, instruments, drama, sound, lights, and video, plus seasonal celebrations. Our Sunday worship includes two services at 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. You are welcome to contact Matt if you desire to use your talents in Worship.
Michael joined our ministry staff in December of 2012. He is married to Brooke Seckman, has three children and is passionate about talking to people about Jesus. He loves to study the Scripture, and enjoys teaching this generation the Word of God. Currently a student at Cincinnati Christian University, Michael is pursuing his B.S. in Biblical Studies with a focus on Organizational Leadership. He serves at Madison by directing and organizing the Student Ministry. He leads at SEEKERS Wednesday evening student ministry, and guides the ICHTHYS student discussion on Sundays morning. He also plans, organizes and develops multiple student events throughout the year.
Jonathon is the Children's Minister. He went to Cincinnati Christian University, and has been a Children's Minister ever since. He joined the team in June of 2015. He is married to his High School sweetheart, Heather. She stays home with their two children Delaney and Silas. Jonathon is into most sports. They are both from Columbus, and Jonathon is the son of Paul and Diane Barnes. They are both called to reach kids and help them grow to be like Jesus.
Kirk Olney serves as Director of Pastoral Care. Kirk was one of the charter members at Madison and has since served as an elder. His ministry has developed into weekly visits to those in the hospital or confined to their homes, to offer up prayers and words of encouragement.