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Meet Our Staff


Bill McKenzie, Senior Minister

Bill was born in Ohio, but is a native of Eastern Kentucky. He has a B.A. in Bible Ministry and Master of Ministry from Kentucky Christian College. Before coming to Pinedale, Bill served as a Student Minister in Lexington, KY and Clearwater, FL. He then served as Senior Minister at Indian Creek Christian Church in Cynthiana, KY. He has been the Senior Minister at Pinedale since 1991. Bill and his wife, Marcy have 4 adult children and 1 grandchild.



Danny Spainhour, Missions/Senior Adult

Danny is a native of Rural Hall, NC. He has a B.A. in Bible, Christian Education and Youth Ministry from Kentucky Christian College. Before coming to Pinedale, he was a Youth Minister in Tampa, FL and Cynthiana, KY. He has been an Associate Minister at Pinedale since 1992. Danny and his wife, Holly both have a passion for missions and reaching those that have not heard the good news of Jesus Christ. They have a son, Camden and daughter, Reegan.



Jon Hauser, Young Adults/Pastoral Care

Jon was born in Colorado Springs, CO and grew up in Keokuk, Iowa. He has a B.A. in Biblical Literature from Ozark Christian College. He interned in Brazil, IN, Lexington, KY and Louisville, KY. Jon has been on staff at Pinedale since 1997. He and his wife, Andrea have 2 children, Carston and Caroline.




Matthew Sink, Singles and Discipleship

Matthew is a native of Lexington, NC. He has a B.S. in Elementary Education. He taught in the public school system from 1996-2011. Matthew was our Singles Ministry Intern from 2007-2009. He has been on staff since January 2010. Matthew and his wife, Tonya have 3 children, Jansen, Elissa and Emmaline. 




Daniel Baranowski, Worship Arts Minister

Daniel grew up in Yorktown, VA. He graduated from Johnson Christian University in 2011 with a degree in Music/Bible. Daniel was the Worship Minister for 2 years at a church plant in Roanoke, VA. He met his wife, Amanda while at Johnson and they were married in 2011. They have a daughter, Hope.


Evan Norris

Evan Norris, Audio Visual and Communications 

Evan is a graduate of Mid-Atlantic Christian University. After completing an internship with Pinedale in 2013, Evan served in a local church plant for 2 years as a student minister. While he loved working with students, it was clear that God was calling him back to Pinedale to lead the production team and to develop systems to connect more people to Jesus. He enjoys reading, music, and spending time with his wife, Chrissy.




Brad Schaaf, Deaf Minister

Brad took general Biblical classes at Temple Deaf College after graduating High School. He then graduated from Liberty University with a major in Pastoral Ministry Studies and a minor in Counseling. He also attended supplementary classes at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. Brad has hosted an internet "Vlog" Deaf ministry since 2009. He has served as Pastor at Indian Hills Community Church in Lincoln, NE and Christian Life Deaf Church in Indianapolis, IN. Most recently he served as the Interim Pastor at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY. Brad also served as the Assistant Supervisor at the Tennessee School for the Deaf. Brad and his wife, Tammy, have 5 children and 4 grandchildren




Martin Russow, High School Students

Martin was born in Chicago, IL and later moved to Phoenix, AZ. He graduated from Ozark Bible College in May 2013 with a major in Youth Ministry. Martin was on the staff of The Bridge teen outreach ministry in Joplin, MO and served his Student Ministry Internship at Ranier View Christian Church in Tacoma, WA in 2012.



Shon Earhart, Children's Minister

Shon is a graduate from Ozark Christian College and has been at Pinedale since 1996. He is married to "Mychelle". They have a son named Sheldon Thomas and a daughter named Larkin Noelle.

Shon specifically works with our Elementary kids.



April Lewis, Early Childhood Minister

April Lewis, better known as April Showers, has been on staff at Pinedale since 2002. Troy and April were married in February 2009. She loves being outside, and enjoys spending time with her nieces & nephews, riding bikes, and trying to keep up with the boys.

Showers specifically works with our Nursery and Preschool kids.



Support Staff 


Laura Poore, Office Staff Manager

Laura is a native of Rocky Mount, NC. She moved to Winston Salem in 1971 where she attended Forsyth Hospital School of Radiological Technology and earned her degree as a Registered Radiology Technologist. She worked at Forsyth Hospital as an Interventional Radiology Technologist from 1973-1999. Laura has worked full time in the Church Office since 1999. She is married to Jason and has 2 adult children. She enjoys the time she can spend with her two grandchildren. 



Dana Cline, Office Assistant/Graphics 

Dana is a life-long resident of Winston-Salem and has been a member of Pinedale since the 1970's. She graduated from Forsyth Technical Community College in 1988 with a degree in Graphic Arts. Dana began her career with a local printer as the typesetter, and eventually worked her way up to store manager. She started working at Pinedale in the Church Office in 2007. She is married to Jeff and has one son, Robert.



Jonia Widener, Office Assistant/Missions

Jonia is a native of North Carolina. She retired from Federal Aviation Administration in December 2007 and came on staff at Pinedale in January of 2008. Jonia works with our missions program and is assistant to Danny Spainhour, our Missions Minister. She is married to Jeff and they have two sons and daughters-in-law. She has three granddaughters that have brought a new joy to her life.



Jeff Widener, Custodian/Maintenance

Jeff is a native of North Carolina. He is one of the original members of Sprague Street Church of Christ before the congregation was relocated to Pinedale Christian Church on Peters Creek Parkway. He has been on staff since May of 2007. Jeff  loves to play golf and love on his grandchildren. He is married to Jonia.