Dr. Imel’s Vita
Born July 31, 1974 in Pikeville, Kentucky
Raised in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
Married March 15, 1997 to Tammy LeAnn McKinney
Two sons: RJ (b 1998) and Wil (b 2001)
DMin in Church Growth & Church Leadership, Amridge University, Montgomery, Alabama, 2007. Dissertation: “Shepherding Wandering Sheep: An Examination of Elders’ Attitudes Toward Inactive Christians.”
MDiv in Ministerial Leadership, Amridge University, Montgomery, Alabama, 2005.
MS in Ministry, Amridge University, Montgomery, Alabama, 1998.
BA in Bible, Heritage Christian University, Florence, Alabama, 1996.
Public schools in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky.
Author at RJ&WC Press, September 2015-Present
Blogger at And He Walked With Me, September 2015-Present
Pulpit Minister, Dale Ridge Church of Christ, September 2012 to September 2015
Associate Professor of Ministry and Biblical Studies, Heritage Christian University, March 2011 to May 2012
Part-Time Pulpit Minister, Greenwood Church of Christ, January 2012 to June 2012.
Pulpit Minister, Alum Creek Church of Christ, November 2000 to July 2010.
Pulpit Minister, Owingsville Church of Christ, November 1997 to November 2000.
Youth Minister, Main Street Church of Christ, May 1996 to November 1997.
Adjunct Instructor, Ohio Valley University College of Biblical Studies, 2007-2008 school year.
Author and family photographs by Shawn Sprouse of SDS Photography, Inc. in Roanoke, Virginia.