SummerFest 2019

Practical, Biblical Instruction and Church-wide Fellowship


Against The Tide

The New Testament Book of Colossians, written by the Apostle Paul, teaches principles for living a Christian life in the midst of a culture that does not know and is not shaped by Jesus Christ.

August 25

Chris Martin

“Becoming a Prayer Warrior” (Col. 4:2-6)

Whether married, single, young or old, everyone will benefit from the topics addressed in these sessions.

SummerFest Instructors

The instructors for this year’s SummerFest is a group of NBC men who have been meeting over the past two years in monthly growth-coaching sessions. The Colossians series will be an experiential-learning project for this group.

Tony Fearon is the husband of Kristen. He works for Medical Mutual of Ohio as an Actuary. Tony serves as the treasurer of Northfield Baptist Church.

John Koduru is married to Phebe, a father of six children, and a grandfather. He is the Director of Occupational Health and Safety and Regulatory Compliance for Washing Systems based in the greater Cincinnati area. John serves as a deacon at Northfield Baptist Church.

Gary Hoffman is married to Jan and is a father of three children and a grandfather. He is a (mostly) retired waste-water engineer and devotes his time to serving his family and serving as a deacon and projects director at Northfield Baptist Church.

Mark Ashley is married to Deb and has three children. He serves as the Senior Pastor of NBC.

Andrew Mendez is married to Michelle. He works for Kenston Local School District as a Dietician and helps oversee their food service department. He serves on the church’s outreach team.

Alex Weber from Vicennes, Indiana, is a third-year student from Cedarville University. He is in a five-year B.A. in Biblical Studies and M.Div. program and is serving as our intern this summer at NBC.

Dennis Tustan is married to Alisar. He is an optometrist who works for Dr. Jodi L. Rowson in Ridgepark Square. Dennis is active in the Young Marrieds ABF.

Ryan Graham is married to Amy and has three children. He is employed at S. M. Haw Associates as a Structural Engineer. Ryan serves in a leadership role in the Family Matters ABF.

Chris Martin is married to Chelsey and has two children. Chris and Chelsey also serve as foster parents. He is a Wealth Manager with Fairway Wealth Management in Independence. Chris currently serves as an ABF teacher for the Growing in Grace ABF.

SummerFest Meals

The Pastoral Staff will serve Speidies Sunday evening!

To help cover the cost of the food, there is a suggested donation of $3 per person or no more than $12 for a family.

Don't forget about KidsFest