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.

Kody Pritt

Outreach/Discipleship Minister

Kody has lived in Ohio his entire life. Growing up in Springfield while attending Vale Road Church of Christ. A congregation where his father, Scott Pritt, served as an elder. Kody became a Christian at the age of 13 and was baptized by his grandfather, Jim Pritt. He graduated Tecumseh high school in 2015. From there he went to a small Christian college, Taylor University, in Upland Indiana majoring in Computer Engineering. He was married to his high school sweetheart, Taylor, in May of 2019 and then moved to the Kettering area.

He has served as a sign language interpreter, a youth teacher, and a sound tech during his 20 plus years at Vale Road. Kody has had the opportunity to preach to this congregation on a few occasions, kindling his interest in ministry.  He has attended several Christian conventions through the years. The most notable and well-known of those being CYC hosted in Gatlinburg Tennessee, getting the chance to hear many great speakers and preachers during these events. He is currently working with Cornerstone as the outreach minister.

Kody's mission at Cornerstone is to grow in knowledge and spirit as a minister and to help spread the good news of the gospel by fostering relationships and building up the outreach program.

George Wacks


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


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


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."