Pastor Lewis Martin was born in Georgia, but spent most of his formative years in the Dallas, Texas area. He attended Wesley College, where he met his wife, Tracey. Pastor Lewis earned a BS in Christian Ministry from Wesley College, a BA in History and Secondary Education from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and a MA in Social Science from the University of West Alabama. He was a youth pastor in Jackson, Mississippi for six years and has been the lead pastor at Madison Church of the Nazarene for the past 18 years. Pastor Lewis and Tracey have three children, one son-in-law, one daughter-in-law, and one granddaughter: Reagen, her husband Connor, and baby Annie; Seth and his wife Bethany; and Aaron, a senior at James Clemens High School. Pastor Lewis is known as Papa Lew by his 1-year-old granddaughter, Annie.
David King is a 2000 graduate of Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, CO. He is also an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. He has served on staff at churches in Castle Rock, Co; Cullman, AL; and Huntsville, AL. He serves Madison Church of the Nazarene part-time as the Worship Pastor and runs his own contracting business. David is married to Beth, a software engineer, and they have two sons: Zach and Braden. Together, David and Beth have six grandchildren.
Bethany Martin was born in Ohio but spent her childhood living in multiple states and countries as a military child. Bethany graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Social Work in 2021. She graduated in 2022 from the University of Tennessee with a Master of Science in Social Work with a concentration in Organizational Leadership and a certification in Trauma Treatment. Bethany currently works as a Special Education Teacher at Decatur High School. She is married to Seth Martin, an Iron Worker at Longarc Corporation. Together, they have two dogs: Jax and Dixie.
Lauren King is the Outreach Director at Madison Church of the Nazarene. As a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University, she has been in ministry for over five years. Before arriving at Madison Church of the Nazarene, she was the Worship Pastor at two St. Louis area churches. Lauren is currently our church liaison for our Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group and is in charge of the Young Adult ministry at Madison Church of the Nazarene. Lauren is married to her husband of over five years, Braden. Together, they have three children: Logan and twin girls, Riley and Addison.