Matthew Allen

Pulpit Minister

Matthew is an Arkansas native, growing up in the small town of Malvern. He began preaching in 1995 and has previously worked with churches in Tompkinsville, KY; Brownsburg, IN; and Rapid City, SD.

He has served as the pulpit / teaching minister for Cornerstone Church of Christ since 2010. Matthew has also conducted and participated in a number of mission works outside of the United States, including Belize, Canada, and Ukraine. Since 2011, he has been making yearly trips to Colombia, working with churches across that country.

Matthew received a degree in Religion Studies from Wright State University in 2017. He and his wife, Becky, live in Waynesville. They have two grown children, Emilea and Zackary.

Matthew's mission at Cornerstone is to encourage members to grow in their relationship with Jesus through pulpit preaching and teaching Bible classes.

Cain Atkinson

Discipleship Minister

Cain Atkinson grew up in Monticello, Kentucky. In 2017 he devoted his life to preaching and began working the next summer in a preacher training program with the Lakeside Church of Christ in Somerset, Kentucky. During that time he also preached by appointment for various churches of Christ across eastern Kentucky.

Cain has served as the discipleship minister for Cornerstone Church of Christ since 2019. He received a degree in Communication Studies from Eastern Kentucky University in 2019.

Cain's mission at Cornerstone is to encourage members to share their relationship with Jesus through evangelism and personal work.

George Wacks

Shepherd

George Wacks grew up in Dayton, Ohio. After graduating from high school he spent two years in Berlin, Germany serving in the Army during Vietnam. George is the owner of Continental Frames in Dayton, making custom picture frames that are sold all over the United States.

George has been married to Cheryl since 1975. They live in Miamisburg and have been blessed with two sons, Pat and Dan.

After serving for five years as a deacon, George was appointed to the eldership in 1998. His desire is to see every member of the Cornerstone family growing in the Lord and reaching out to the lost.

Rich Walker

Shepherd

Rich Walker grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating from The Citadel in 1979, Rich was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in the Air Force, where he served 13 years. Rich currently works as a defense contractor at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

Rich has been married to Connie since 1980. They have three grown daughters, Nicole, Stephanie, and Tiffany. Rich and Connie live in Beavercreek.

Rich began serving the Kettering family as a deacon in 1989 and was appointed as an elder in 2005. His greatest aim is to help the Cornerstone family in their faithful journey to heaven.

Russ Robins

Shepherd

Russ Robins is a Columbus native and grew up on a farm just outside of West Jefferson, Ohio. Upon completion of school Russ moved to Cincinnati working in the food service industry. He later worked in the Dayton area in the water treatment industry for over 20 years. Russ now is the owner of Color and Style Flooring in Dayton, Ohio.

Russ has been married to Yvonna since 1978. They have five grown children: Seth, Brittney, Brandon, Tori, and Taylor. Russ and Yvonna live in Trotwood.

Russ began serving the Kettering family as a deacon in 2008 and was appointed as an elder in 2010. His hope is to help as many as he can to get to heaven. He looks forward to the day we can all assemble together around the throne, knowing that together, we made it "home."