Dedicated staff of Miracle.



Associate Family Pastor - Jonathan Elder

Spending most of his life growing up in Nashville, he moved to Chattanooga to attend UTC, where he was very active in the collegiate ministry leading worship and serving on the leadership council. He's also served in churches and camps: Special Friends Camp, Tennessee Travel Teams, and CentriKid Camp for Lifeway.

He and his wife, Wynter, were married in 2005 and, during the same year, Jonathan received his first call to ministry as a Youth Pastor in South Pittsburg, TN. 

Through the years he has served as Camp Director, Worship Leader, Youth Pastor, Children's and Preschool Minister. The Lord called him to serve Miracle Baptist Church in 2017.


Music Director - Spencer Ezell

Spencer Ezell begain his music ministry at Miracle in September of 2017. He served as worship leader for Calvary Chapel prior and also was a long time member and volunteer staff at Stones River Baptist.

He and his wife, Cricket Ezell, have been married since 2012 residing in Smyrna. They have six children and one grandchild.

Spencer accepted Christ at age 14 and has used music as his ministry. With over 20 years experience as a vocalist, guitarist, producer, and songwriter, along with performing on chrisitan and secular stages alike, he has a very strong background as a musician as well as a follower of Christ. 

He believes that a strong musical program prepares and engages hearts to worship, planting seeds from the Word of God and flourishes to the message from the Pastor.



Miracle Team



Jamie Raymer - Secretary


Children's department

Larry Frye




Jim Amos

David Benton

Dutch Dunn

Joseph Darkangelo

David Hunt

Richard Manuppelli

David McClure

Greg Penny

Rhea Reed

Harold Shockey

Mike Slinker


Kitchen/food Team

David McClure

Betty McClure


Jeff Morris



George Hurd



Kyle Etges - Percussionist/Saxophone

Logan Runger - Bass

Denise Earnest - Pianist/Keyboard

Jared Jones - Drums

Joseph Darkangelo - Audio Engineer

Taylor Darkangelo - Lighting

Andrew Nightingale - Audio

Kenny Rutschow - Visual Specialist

Sandy Bradley - Pianist Emeritus


Senior Ministry

Pam Biggs


Wynter Elder

College & Career

Adam Raymer