Pastor Ray Hardee

As founder of The Pointe, Ray Hardee is an author, an educator and now serves as our Lead Pastor & Cultural Architect. He holds a bachelor’s degree in pre-law from Gardner-Webb University where he also served as Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management, and taught for the past decade. He also holds a master’s in Human Development & Learning with an emphasis in counseling along with additional divinity studies at GWU, Regent’s Park College of Oxford University, and Harvard University. Pastor Ray is married to his college sweetheart, Andrea. They have three children, Anna, Alex, and Abigail, and two grandchildren, Ella and Easton.

He likes to say, “I want to make a difference with people who want to make a difference, doing something that makes a difference at a time that makes a difference.”

Our Leadership

Justin Wallace

Family & Student Pastor

Jonathan Huffstetler

Worship & Production Director

Brad Lowe

Adult and Community Engagement Pastor

Mike Howard

Director of Business Management

Brent Oakes

Creative Director

Sloane Rinaldi

Kidz Pointe Coordinator

Brittni Bishop

Kidz Pointe Coordinator

Matt Gilliam

Connections Assistant

Courtney Minter

Adult and Community Engagement Assistant