Allen Guyer Pastor
Dr. Jerry Spencer Staff Evangelist
Jerry Spencer was married to Sue Walker Spencer for 50 years . They have 4 children, 18 grandchildren and 9 great grand children. He is now married to Shirley Norris Spencer . Born in 1939, Jerry Spencer was raised on the Mississippi River in Osceola, Arkansas. A high school and college athlete, Jerry has always been enthusiastic about life.
He did his undergraduate study at Union University and University of Tennessee. He studied at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has several honorary Doctorates including one from Liberty University. He has been active in his SBC denomination. He served as VP of the Convention and was on their Executive Committee 9 years. He was President of both the Conference of Evangelist and the Pastors Conference. Dr. Spencer leads 3 mission organizations and conducts conferences and crusades continually. In addition to his other regular international work, he has ministered 60 plus times in India where he helped establish a hospital, college and seminary. He has an extensive work in Ethiopia including a school with over 1,000 students, a printing ministry, leadership training and evangelistic outreach. Along with his son Van, he has lead in starting and nurturing over 100 churches in Malawi.
In 2008 God gave Dr Spencer a Vision of confronting 20 million people with Gospel by 2020 . With miracle aid from the African media, he has surpassed this goal. He has produced several Gospel recordings, has written a number of books, including the religious best seller ALMOST PERSUADED TO BE A LIBERAL and SOUL CHASERS. He has completed a daily devotion book , soon to be published. God has certainly blessed his ministry.
Gail Fondren Church Secretary
Gail began as secretary at Riverview in 2014. She and her husband are two of the founding members of the church. Gail and Dennis have been married for 25 years and live in Savannah, TN. Together, they have 4 children and 7 grandchildren. After working at Hardin County Bank for 27 years, she retired in 2010. Her life and dedication to loving God and loving others is undeniable.
Annette Harmon Children's Ministry Director
Annette was born in Hardin county and graduated from Hardin County High School. She was saved December 12, 1980 and is a charter member of Riverview. She is married to Brent Harmon and has two children, Benjamin and Cade. Annette has served working with the Children’s Ministry for over 20 years along with teaching, leading childrens’ choirs, coordinating VBS and special events such as Treat Walk and missions outreach through Samaritans Purse, summer backyard Bible Studies and the bus ministry. Her desire and passion is to show the love of Christ to every child and to lead as many as possible to Christ.