Who We Are

Here's a brief introduction to your leaders at The Way.

Our elders

Say hello to the elders of The Way. If you have a question for one of them or if you have a need, you can contact us by clicking here. Also, if you would like for them to be praying for you, you can click here.

Brad Smith - Teaching Elder

  • Husband to Ami
  • Father of 9
  • Foster Care and Adoption Advocate
  • Caring for and building into the church through strong Biblical teaching and culturally relevant evangelism
  • Retired Army Veteran
  • Author (amazon.com/author/smithbradford)
  • Pumping Iron
  • THE Ohio State University BUCKEYES

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Josh Doyle - Elder

  • Husband to Chasity
  • Father of 5
  • Focused on the Great Commission, committed to making disciples
  • Quality family time
  • Working on the farm
  • Fixer of things
  • Active duty Army

Our team leaders

There are a number of ministries at The Way as part of our vision to be a loving and serving church family, and these would not be possible without the hard work, diligence, and dedication of our awesome and faithful team leaders. We are all about building together by building into each other, and they are pivotal in making this possible. Here's a little bit about each of them!

Joe Witmer - Worship Arts & Creative Media

  • Husband to Amanda
  • Father of 3... boys
  • Leading worship and leading people
  • Seeing people living out their fullest potential
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Netflix-ing
  • Playing NBA 2K with old friends
  • Loves the South, misses the Midwest
  • MN sports (Go WOLVES!)
  • Iowa Hawkeyes

[email protected]

Dairian Smith - Director of Children's Ministry

  • Sister to 8 (6 adopted brothers)
  • Military brat
  • Passionate for the orphan
  • Called to minister to at-risk youth (Ask her about the Clarksville Covenant House)
  • Netflix-ing
  • THE Ohio State University BUCKEYES