Our Team

Dr. Michael Youssef

Dr. Michael Youssef

  Founding Rector

Even before he was born, it was evident that God had a vision for Michael Amerhom Youssef. His mother was in poor health at the time she became pregnant with Michael, and because her life would be jeopardized by the birth, the doctor recommended terminating the pregnancy. An abortion procedure was scheduled. But God intervened, […]

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Zack Carden

Zack Carden

  Director of Family Ministries
  404-591-2476

Family is an essential part of our growth and formation in life.  The Lord called me to Himself at the age of 17, out of a very broken family situation.  When He called me to pursue ministry years later, it was first born out of a desire to help teenagers struggling with life.  Throughout the […]

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T.J. Diamond

T.J. Diamond

  Director of Small Groups
  404-591-2472

I believe that God does some of His best work in our lives in the context of relationships. That’s why small groups have always played a vital role in my spiritual growth and ministry. Sharon and I got married in 1984 and served together with Campus Crusade for Christ for nearly 20 years. We’ve lived […]

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Mike Slaughter

Mike Slaughter

  Director of Discipleship and Assimilation
  404-591-1971

I am honored to be working with the Apostles team for God’s glory. I am an ordained minister, and my ministry passions are discipleship, encouragement, and leadership development. I consider Colossians 1:28-29 to be the theme verses for my ministry here at Apostles: “He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all […]

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James Saxon

James Saxon

  Director of Evangelism & Outreach
  404-591-1981

I was ordained as a PCA minister in 1979, and have actively served in the pastorate for the last 30 years. I was converted to Christ at the age of twenty while a student at the University of Alabama. I graduated from the RTS Doctorate of Ministry program in the spring of 2005. I joined […]

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Connie Musselman

Connie Musselman

  Director of Children’s Ministry
  404-591-1969

I placed my faith in Christ as a young teenager and by God’s grace gained a desire at that time to be involved in ministry. I have a degree in Christian Education and Bible from Belhaven University, but my greatest joy and accomplishment has been in being a mother to my four children. Seeing firsthand […]

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Cris Jackson

Cris Jackson

  Director of Student Ministries
  404-591-2489

As a student, I was blessed to have had the gospel of Christ taught to me at home with my parents and through a variety of student ministries at my local church. The Lord used those influences in my life to save me and to call me to minister to students. Through ministering to students […]

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Paul Reeves

Paul Reeves

  Director of Music
  404-841-0465

The Apostles music ministry exists to holistically shepherd a community of musicians to lead music that ushers people into the presence of Jesus Christ.  We firmly believe that the Holy Spirit is the true worship leader, the congregation is the choir, and we sing for an audience of one- God our Father!  The music team […]

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Kevin Cuthbertson

Kevin Cuthbertson

  Associate Director of Family Ministries
  404-564-6689

I grew up in a church-going home and under a mother who taught us the Scriptures from a young age. At the age of 8, I remember finally understanding that I was a sinner and that, by grace through faith in Christ, I could be forgiven and made right with God. I trusted in Christ […]

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Elise Wilkes

Elise Wilkes

  Director of Women's Ministry
  404-591-1984

Since moving from Dallas, Texas to Atlanta in 2001, The Church of The Apostles has been an anchor of support for me and has ministered to my family in countless ways. It brings me great joy to walk alongside women in their journey with Christ and to help them experience His love regardless of their […]

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Stan Carder

Stan Carder

  Director of Legacy Builders
  404-564-3146

I was born and raised in the Midwest and after attending Bible school I began full time ministry in Montana in 1971. Leaving the beautiful scenery of the Yellowstone Park area behind, our family moved to the concrete jungles of Southern California, where I was involved in ministering in a large church while I was […]

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Rand Eberhard

Rand Eberhard

  Director of Congregational Care
  404-591-2475

I grew up in Alpharetta Georgia and have been shaped by the love of God throughout my life. Before attending Toccoa Falls Bible College I met my wife Jenny, since then we have been in ministry together. By God’s grace and truth, I am a recovered addict / alcoholic and graduate of No Longer Bound. […]

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Kevin Knox

Kevin Knox

  Director of Communications and Media
  404-591-1963

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Richard Waites

Richard Waites

  Director of Administration
  404-591-1983

Richard grew up in Chamblee, Georgia and after graduating from high school, attended The University of Georgia. Richard earned his BBA and MAcc from Georgia. After college he went to work for a public accounting firm and obtained his CPA. God lead Richard to join an international Christian ministry in 1983 where he was able […]

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