Interim Pastor & Youth Pastor

Tim Browning

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Tim was blessed to grow up in a Christian home. He came to ABC at the age of 15, became actively involved in the youth program, and accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at the age of 16.

He has been working in youth ministry at Agape for about 17 years and is passionate about encouraging students to live out their Christian faith.

He and Amie (Smeltser) were married in December of 1995. They have 4 children: Noah, Will, Grace, and Lydia.

Bro. Tim enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, water sports, and just enjoying life.

Worship & Praise Team Leader

Chad Stewart

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Chad has been at ABC since 2005 but didn't begin serving as Worship & Praise Team Leader until 2009. Prior to serving at Agape, Chad led worship for youth camps and several campus ministries while a student at Mississippi State University (Campus Crusade for Christ, Baptist Student Union, FCA, etc.) He graduated in 2004 with a Music Business degree.

He is a native of St. Louis, MO and grew up in a family of faith. Music has always been very present from his early life and continuing through college. While at MSU, Chad met his bride-to-be, Charlotte Ritchie, and they were wed in June, 2005.  They have two girls, Ellie Kate and Abigail Lynn, and 1 son, John Curtis.

Besides ministering at Agape, Chad sings with a gospel trio, Legacy Of Faith. Their music is available on iTunes.

Children's Ministry Coord. & ABC Admin. Asst.

Amie Browning

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Amie is a native of Memphis and grew up at ABC. She came to know Jesus as Lord of her life at the age of 11. She met her husband Tim at ABC, and they were married in December of 1995. Amie attended the University of Tennessee, Memphis where she received her Bachelor of Science in physical therapy. She currently enjoys working part time in home health.

    Tim and Amie have 4 children, Noah, Will, Grace, and Lydia. Like most families, their schedules are packed with watching their kids play sports and chauffeuring their children to and from practices. They enjoy spending time outdoors, whether it is playing a sport, riding a tube on the lake, or reeling in a big ole bass fish. Amie also enjoys running with her dog, Mocha, gardening, and playing softball. 

Sunday School/ Bible Study Director

Tony Thompson

Tony was born on November 22, 1964 in New York, NY. His parents soon moved to Memphis where he graduated from Southside High School. Having joined the Navy in 1983, he met his future wife, Cynthia, while stationed in Sigonella, Sicily. They married on July 2, 1988.

While stationed at the Millington, TN Navy base, he and his family started attending ABC in 1998. They joined a short time later. Tony and Cynthia both are retired from the Navy. He retired in 2003, and currently is employed by Northrop Grumman.

Not only is Tony ABC's Sunday School/ Bible Study Director, but he also plays drums with the Praise Band and sings in the ABC Choir!


ABC Treasurer

David Smith

Dave Smith has been a member of Agape since 2005. He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and is proud of it as he always supports his Michigan sports teams. He served 4 years in the USMC, part of which was 9 months on the base in Millington, TN. During that 9 months he developed a relationship with a Southern Belle named Samantha who brought him back to Memphis to marry him after he was honorably discharged from the Marine Corp. They now have 2 daughters, Sydney & Harley, and a son, Ethan. 


He graduated from the University of Memphis with a degree in accounting and currently serves as the ABC Treasurer.


In his spare time Dave enjoys watching and playing just about any sport or card game (he considers himself a big kid), and enjoys singing bass in the ABC Choir.

Media/Live Production Coordinator

Jennifer Nash

Jennifer was born in Memphis and has been a member of ABC since 1999. She and her husband, Buddy, have two daughters, Brittney and Sara. Jennifer also serves as Women's Ministry coordinator. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing and crafting.

  August 2021  
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