The staff and leadership at Homewood Church are comprised of people who love, care and pray for every single person in our church. If you have questions for any of our staff, please feel free to reach out and call the church office to speak with them.
Rick Kaufhold has served with Homewood Church of Christ since 1990. During his time at Homewood he has served in a variety of roles. Most currently, he is serving as Executive Minister and Shepherd. Among his responsibilities he provides pastoral care and counseling, administrates the church office and staff, leads the Senior Adult’s Ministry, provides support for missionaries and mission ministries, along with performing his Shepherding duties. He and his wife Lisa have been married since 1972. They have 4 children and 8 grandkids. Together they enjoy ministry, grandkids and travel.
Bret has served as the Preaching Minister at Homewood since 2011. Prior to serving at Homewood, Bret was a Sales Executive in the insurance industry from 2003-2010 and worked in management for Carmike Cinemas from 2000-2003. Bret also served as a Youth Minister Assistant at Rural Hill Church of Christ in Nashville from 2001-2005. He grew up in the Nashville area and is married to his best friend and wife, Lanie, who is a clinical pharmacist for the VA. They have three children, Sadie, Grady and Case. Bret has a passion for sharing God’s word and has had the privilege of preaching and teaching in various capacities over the years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and a Masters degree in Christian Studies from Lipscomb University and is currently working on a Doctorate of Transformational Leadership degree at Bakke Graduate University.
Justin has served as the student minister since 2013. Before moving to Birmingham Justin was the student minister at Una Church of Christ in Nashville, TN. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, and received a Masters of Theological Studies from Lipscomb University. Justin has been married to Mary Beth for 6 years and they have one son, Jack.
Morgan has been a member of Homewood since 2011 and has served as Children’s Minister since June 2017. She grew up in Montgomery, AL where she attended Alabama Christian Academy. Morgan graduated from The University of North Alabama with a BS and MA degrees in Elementary Education. Morgan has previously taught 1st grade in Florence, AL as well as 2K & 4K at Homewood Day School. She has been married to Seth since 2007. She has two children, Ashton and Chapman. Morgan and her family reside in Hoover. Morgan has always had a passion for children and watching the world through their eyes. God has led her to children’s ministry where she is continually striving to share the gospel with children and their families. Her desire is to walk alongside parents in creating a foundational community where children are encouraged, equipped and taught with the love of Christ.