Meet our staff

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Brian Croft

Brian serves as the Senior Fellow for the Center. He is also Senior Pastor of Auburndale Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky and is the Founder of Practical Shepherding a ministry focused on laboring with pastors in the trenches of pastoral ministry.

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Dr. Timothy K. Beougher

Dr. Beougher serves as a fellow for the Mathena Center as well as serving as Associate Dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism, and Ministry. Dr. Beougher also serves as Senior Pastor of West Broadway Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Eric Bancroft

Eric Bancroft serves as a fellow and is the Pastor of Grace Church Miami. He has also served as Senior of Castleview Church in Indianapolis, IN. as well as an associate pastor at Grace Community Church in Los Angeles, CA.

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Sean w. corser

Sean serves on the administrative side of the Center as the student associate. He holds an M.Div from SBTS and was a Mathena intern in 2015-2016. Sean aspires to join in the revitalization of a church.