Steve Higginbotham
Steve Higginbotham was born in Chester, WV. He and his wife, Kim, are the parents of four children: Kelli, Michael, Matthew and Anne Marie.

Steve graduated from Freed-Hardeman University in 1984 (B.S. Bible) and is presently working on a Master in Ministry Degree from FHU. Prior to moving to Knoxville, Steve served as the pulpit minister in two congregations, one in West Virginia and the other in Kentucky. Steve presently serves as the pulpit minister for the Karns congregation and also serves as an adjunct faculty member of East Tennessee School of Preaching and Missions.

Writing is a large part of Steve’s ministry.  Since the year 2000, Steve has written a weekly email devotional called “MercEmail” (pronounced Mercy Mail) and has published a book of those writings.  He has also contributed chapters is over two dozen other books.  He has written Bible class curriculum for both 21st Century Christian and Gospel Advocate and contributes articles for several brotherhood publications.  In addition to writing, Steve has preached in over 170 gospel meetings and lectureships in 19 states and has taken four mission trips to Canada and Honduras.


Justin Morton

Justin was born and raised in Hohenwald, TN. He is a graduate of Freed-Hardeman University with both a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters Degree in Bible.

Justin has served as a pulpit minister for the North Highland church of Christ in Wayne County, TN, a youth minister for the Pineview church of Christ in Hohenwald, TN and the Church Street church of Christ in Lewisburg, TN.  Presently, Justin serves as the Associate Minister for the Karns congregation and as an adjunct faculty member of the East Tennessee School of Preaching and Missions.

He has conducted a daily radio program called, Something To Think About. He is the author of a book for teens, Help! Someone I Love Has Died.

Justin is married to his beautiful wife Miranda.


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Service Times

Sunday Morning Bible classes: 9:00 am

Sunday Morning Worship: 10:00 am

Sunday Evening Worship: 6:00 pm

Wednesday Evening Bible Study & Devotional: 7:00 pm


6612 Beaver Ridge Road

Knoxville, TN 37931

Ph: 865-691-7411