John Baber was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. He decided to roll with the Tide and graduated from the University of Alabama in 2014 with a degree in Advertising. He then worked with RUF at the University of Oklahoma for a few years before eventually landing in Charlotte in the summer of 2016. He is currently pursuing an MDiv at RTS and enjoys watching college football and OKC Thunder basketball with his wife, Mary Ann
Nate Groelsema is from the great Reformed stronghold of Grand Rapids, MI. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biblical and Theological Studies from Covenant College in 2015. After completing a year-long pastoral internship in Michigan he has returned to the south, beginning the MDiv program in the fall of 2016. He hopes to be ordained in the PCA and serve the local church as a pastor.
Nathan Johnson was born and raised in the small town of Dayton, TN (pop. 7,000) and stayed in his hometown to attend Bryan College where he earned his bachelor's degree in English Literature. He moved to Charlotte in 2014 to pursue an M.Div. and M.A.C.C.
Taylor King was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. After attending college in Chattanooga (Go Mocs), work moved him and his wife, Julia, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. From there, God called him to RTS Charlotte so he could begin working on his M Div. He’s the Youth Intern at Uptown Church, and is pursuing ordination in the PCA as a Youth Pastor. Taylor loves all things fried, and enjoys any sport that involves a ball.
Katy McIlvaine graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2008 with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts. She has a background in youth ministry and summer camp ministry, and is currently pursuing a dual MABS/MATS at RTS.