Say hello to the leadership team at SHCC


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 - Care Ministry Director

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

Megan Fuller - Administrative Assistant

Megan has been apart of SHCC since 2020, when her husband, Josiah was hired as the Family Minister. She graduated from Florida Christian College and has been in ministry for 20 years.  Megan has a passion for teaching children about the love of Jesus which she does most Sundays in our children’s programming. In her free time she enjoys interior design, board games, spending time with her family and taking naps!

Contact: megan@southportheights.org

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.