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
  • Expositional preaching and bold evangelism
  • Retired Army Veteran
  • Author (amazon.com/author/smithbradford)
  • Pumping Iron
  • THE Ohio State University BUCKEYES


[email protected]

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


[email protected]tn.org

Our Deacons

Neil Kurtz - Deacon

  • Husband to Shannon
  • Welder of metal
  • Humble servant of the Lord and of men
  • Lover of Tres Dias, founder of Screaming Eagle Tres Dias ministry
  • Generous giver of gifts


[email protected]; (615)512-5596


Nathan Pollock - Deacon

  • Husband to Jackie
  • Father to Teddy, Gabe, and Nora
  • Lover of the orphan, foster family looking to adopt
  • Mover of mountains, accomplisher of things
  • Active duty Army for 19 years...1 more year!
  • THE Ohio State Buckeyes


[email protected]

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!

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