Joe Pennington
Joe Pennington is the pastor of this Fresh Encounter Fellowship and has been since January 2010. Before that, he worked with FEF as they were beginning to meet and grow. Joe was in full time ministry for close to 30 years within the churches of Christ before taking a break from preaching to open and operate a restaurant in Harlan. He is married to Debbie and they have 6 children and 5 grandchildren. He went to Bible school in Louisiana. 
Jake Woodall 
Jake lived and grew up in the small town of Hampton, GA  about 45 minutes away from Atlanta for most of his life. He has been in music for 12 years starting off in a youth group worship team to eventually playing with larger groups and with many churches in the metro Atlanta area. He has been a full time musician for 2 years and felt the calling to go into full time ministry in 2015. He was a long time member of Rock Springs Church in Milner, GA and played often with a touring worship leader named Noah Cleveland. He has been married to his wife Tiffany since July of 2015.