Will Hanstein, Director
Will Hanstein holds an M.A. in New Testament from Freed-Hardeman University. He has preached since 1995 with congregations in Tennessee, Texas, and Colorado. Additionally, he has done mission work in the South Pacific, Russia, and various parts of the United States. He has worked with Southeast since 2015. Will and his wife Jeni have two children, Sam and Baylee.
Jody Apple, Instructor
Jody Apple received a B.A. in Bible from Freed-Hardeman and is pursuing a M.A. in Philosophy at West Chester University. He has preached for over 30 years in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Puerto Rico. He is also the director of the International Gospel Hour radio program. Jody and his wife Evelyn have three children.
Bill Bryant, Instructor
Bob Cowles, Instructor
Bob Cowles received a M.Div. from Harding Graduate School of Religion. He has preached since 1976 in both Missouri and Tennessee. He has been teaching for Southeast since 1989 and served as interim director for five months in 2015. He also preaches for the Norwood church of Christ in Knoxville, TN. Bob and his wife Debbie have one child and two grandchildren.
Tim Forlines, Instructor
Tim Forlines holds a certificate from East Tennessee School of Preaching and Missions and a BBA from Bluefield State College. He has preached since 1982 in both Virginia and Tennessee. He also preaches for the Claxton church of Christ in Claxton, TN. He and his wife Kathy have three children.
Gary Hampton, Instructor
Gary Hampton holds a B.A. in Bible from Freed-Hardeman University. He has been preaching since 1968 in Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, and Mississippi. He was the Director of Southeast from 2006-2011. He is currently the preacher for the Siwell Road church of Christ in Jackson, MS. Gary and his wife Teresa have two children.
Steve Higginbotham, Instructor
Steve Higginbotham received a B.S. in Bible from Freed-Hardeman University. He has preached since 1984 in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. He currently preaches for the Karns church of Christ in Knoxville, TN. Steve and his wife Kim have four children.
Daniel Howell, Technology Coordinator
Daniel Howell received his B.A. in Communications from Austin Peay State University. He has worked with churches in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Illinois, and currently preaches for the Sweetwater church of Christ in Sweetwater, TN. He has also worked for the Gospel Broadcasting Network (GBN). Daniel has been with Southeast since 2014. Daniel and his wife Martha have three children, Jenaleigh, Hayden, and Lorelei.
David Lipe, Development/Instructor
David Lipe holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. He has been preaching since 1967 in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alabama. He taught at FHU for 20 years and was the Director at Southeast for three years. He partially retired in 2014 and has assumed roles in Development and as an instructor. He and his wife Linda have three children and five grandchildren.
Justin Morton, Instructor
Justin Morton received an M.A. in Ministry from Freed-Hardeman University. He has preached since 1997 in Tennessee and has been involved in student and family ministry full-time since 2005. He currently serves as the Student and Family Minister for the Karns church of Christ. He and his wife Miranda have a son named Caden.
Bart Warren, Instructor
Bart Warren holds an M.Div. from Freed-Hardeman University. He has preached for 12 years in both Tennessee and Kentucky. He is currently the pulpit minister for the South Green Street church of Christ in Glasgow, KY. He and his wife Laura have three children, Ike, Jet, and Jake.
Mike Webb, Recruiting Coordinator
Mike Webb holds a Master of Arts in Ministry from Freed-Hardeman University. He has preached for twenty-five years in Tennessee and is currently the pulpit minister for the Double Springs church of Christ in Cookeville, TN. He has one daughter, Chloe.