Dr. JP Vick
Pastors JP & Christie are passionate about helping others become life-long followers of Jesus. They believe the local church is the hope of the community. Since married in 2004, they have grown their family to include four remarkable and rowdy children. Both being credentialed ministers with the Assemblies of God, pastoral ministry is their heartbeat. Having served as youth pastors, associate pastors, and church planters/lead pastors in Kentucky, they were handed the baton at Northside in the Summer of 2019. With a PhD in Leadership and DMin in Missional Theology, Dr. Vick also serves as adjunct professor for the AG Theological Seminary-Evangel University and for Northpoint Bible College and Seminary.
- Favorite All Time Movie: Tombstone
- Favorite Jackson Restaurants: Picassos, Tacos-4-Life, The Blacksmith
- Favorite Pastime: Golf & Beach Vacations
- Favorite Drink: Coffee, expresso roast
Lead Associate Pastor
Pastor Russ joined the Northside leadership team in Jan. of 2023. Although he is new to the team, he and his wife Audrey are no strangers to Northside. Russ and Audrey have faithfully attended and served at Northside since 1978. Their love for this church and surrounding communities can't be matched. After working almost 40 years as a Walmart Executive, He is stepping into what God is now calling him to. Pastor Russ leads our small groups ministry, our facility and campus teams, and helps lead the staff in daily church operation. Russ is also one of the best Baristas you will ever meet. We greatly appreciate his coffee-making skills at Northside.
- Favorite movie: The Equalizer
- Favorite Jackson Restaurant: Picasso
- Favorite pastime: Spending time with Audrey at the Lake
- Favorite drink: "All things" Coffee
Pastor of Operations and Music
Pastor Jonathan joined the team in late 2021. He and his wife, Lindsey have attended and served at Northside for many years prior to joining the team. They have three kids. Two boys, Judah and Graham and a baby girl, Charlotte Rose. They all love to travel and see the world together. Pastor Jonathan holds a B.S. in Business Admin and leads the finance team and worship ministries for the church.
- Favorite Movie: Top Gun
- Favorite Jackson Restaurants: Coyote Blues, Asia Garden, Green Frog
- Favorite Pastime: Golf, Baseball, Travel
- Favorite Drink: Diet Mt. Dew
Children's Pastor & Parents Day Out Coordinator
Pastor Faith joined the Northside leadership team in the Fall of 2020. Faith currently oversees activities and curriculum for all Northside Kids classes and leads Kids Church for ages 5-6th grade every Sunday at 10:30am. She has a heart for children and loves seeing them grow up loving Jesus. She'd love to meet you! Stop by and say, "hey!"
Associate Pastor & Missions Director
Pastor Christie has a huge heart for her community, her family, her church and her coffee. She is a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God and, alongside Dr. Vick, leads our church with tremendous passion. With her heart for spreading the Gospel, she leads the missions team and events for Northside.
Pastor Sam and his wife Amber recently joined our team at Northside! Be sure to say hi and welcome them to our family!