Bio Scott Holland
Scott grew up in the south and moved to the Midwest after second grade. He has been a resident of the local area since that time, graduating High School just north of Connersville in Cambridge City, IN. He has been active in the Christian Church Disciples of Christ since 1998 as a ministry team leader, Elder and Pastor. Scott and his wife Tina live in Harrison, Ohio and have four children, and three grandchildren. Scott did his undergraduate work at Xavier University graduating a Bachelor of Liberal Arts. Scott is now an Ordained Minister and graduated from Cincinnati Christian University with a Master of Divinity degree and a Master of Arts in Counseling. He is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Ohio. His interests include travel, football, and music. He has served in many ministries including Small Group Coach and Leader, Worship Team, ALPHA Team, Servant Heart Ministry, Care Team Ministry, Diaconate, Board Member, Discipleship Team, Upward Basketball, VBS, Walk to Emmaus Team and many others. Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3: 5-6.
Bio: Bruce Lanham
Bruce was born and raised in Ross, Ohio and attended Ross First Baptist Church with his family when he was young. “Faith is a journey, not a destination” is a perfect phrase to describe Bruce’s own faith journey that has grown and evolved over his lifetime. After meeting Beverly, his future wife, he began attending Macedonia church services and got to know many of the figures that have helped shape Macedonia into what it is today. Bruce and Bev were married by Rev. J Stuart Mill in 1981 and grew into a family of five after being blessed with three children. Bruce is a graduate of Miami University and currently teaches at Taylor High School, where he has been since 1997. His interests include family, art, writing, sports, and music. Bruce served as a deacon after being baptized into the Macedonia Christian Church in the early 1990s, he has enjoyed service as elder for the past several years. Other areas of service and ministry include planning, leading, and participating in activities at Macedonia such as suppers, VBS, and Alpha. His favorite scripture is Phillipians 4:6-7.
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Bio: Gary Steelman
Gary was born in Milan, Indiana home of the famous 1954 Hoosier’s State Basketball champions. He and his wife Joanne have made Okeana their home for the past eighteen years and have three children and six grandchildren.
Macedonia Christian Church has been our church home since moving to Okeana. Gary graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1989 and has worked in Budget for Miami University since 1994. His interests include camping, music, and gardening. He is currently the webmaster of Macedonia Christian Church and enjoys learning new ways to use this ministry to bring our church to everyone. Gary has served as an Elder for several years and appreciates the caring Church family at Macedonia Christian Church . His favorite scripture is the 23rd Psalm.