Say hello to the leadership team at Southport Heights Christian Church


Steve Ferguson - Senior Minister

Steve arrived at SHCC December 1, 2010. He spent over twenty years working with abused, neglected and abandoned children at Christian Children’s Home of Ohio. Most of that time he served as the Director of Advancement. Steve and his wife Joan have two grown children, Corina (CJ) and Ryan. Steve has a passion for preaching, teaching, and evangelism.

Contact: stevef@southportheights.org

Josiah Fuller - Family/Children's Minister

Josiah has been married to his beautiful wife, Megan since 2005 and together they have four children; Avery, Eden, Deacon and Mason. Josiah graduated from Florida Christian College (now Johnson University) in 2004 with a BS in Bible/Youth and Family. He has worked for the Church in a variety of positions including children’s minister, youth minister, associate minister and senior pastor.

Contact: josiah@southportheights.org

Derek Daniel - Worship Minister

Derek has been in a variety of full time ministry roles for over 15 years. However, musical worship has always been a deep part of everywhere he has served. He has a background in musical theatre and the performing arts. He uses this combined with his ministry experience to help people connect with Jesus through worship. Derek is also a Licensed Pastoral Counselor through the National Christian Counselor's Association and holds a BA in Christian Counseling.

Contact: derek@southportheights.org

Tina Tryon - Director of Care Ministry

Tina has been a part of the SHCC family for nearly 30 years. She holds several degrees, including a Master's in Marriage & Family Therapy from Indiana Wesleyan. She serves our community in a variety of ways, such as visiting, counseling and supporting families in every stage of life. She is also passionate about our older generation and works to help them feel loved and cared for. Tina is blessed with two children and five grandchildren.

Contact: tina@southportheights.org

Tammy Wade - Daycare Ministry Director

Tammy has been serving our community for over 23 years here at Southport Heights Christian Daycare Ministry. She volunteered in 1998. Then was hired full-time in 1999 working in various classrooms for 3 years. Then working as Pre-K teacher for 17 years. She retired from teaching in 2019 and began working as the Daycare Assistant Director and assumed the role of full time Director as of February 2021. She loves working with children and seeing them grow and develop.

Contact: daycare@southportheights.org

Janna Clegg - Office Manager

Janna has served as Office Manager since 2006. She is a 2003 graduate from Ivy Tech in Visual Communications and is responsible for the communication and marketing of information at SHCC. She also serves with the Property Ministry on building maintenance and upkeep. She is the clearinghouse for the church event and meeting calendar, membership database in addition to all of the other day-to-day duties that come across her desk.

Contact: janna@southportheights.org

Melanie Mosley - Environmental Services Director

Melanie has been employed with SHCC since 2007. She lovingly takes care of our facilities each day. If you’re at the building, take a moment to stop her and say “Hi!". Melanie has two daughters and recently married the love of her life. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her husband and kids, including her grandson Hunter.

Evelyn Badgley - Organist & Sisters in Song Director

Evelyn (Evie) has been a member and organist for SHCC for over 40 years. In addition to playing the organ beautifully on Sunday mornings, Evelyn also leads our Sisters in Song ladies choir who travel each Friday (Sept. – May) to various nursing homes and rehabilitation centers to sing and minister to those who can’t get out. Evelyn is the proud mother of two daughters and has five grandchildren. Evie enjoys playing and practicing organ and piano music, naps and adopting homeless cats and dogs.