Nathan Freeman

Lead Pastor

nathanf@riverchristian.church


Pastor Nathan and his wife, Rachel love raising their three amazing children- Kamryn, Rylan, and River. A graduate of Lipscomb University, Nathan has a heart for Jesus and the world He loves. His life is dedicated to living by example, encouraging men and women to live up to their full potential in Christ.

Anthony Favors

Discipleship & Executive Pastor

anthonyf@riverchristian.church


Anthony is married to Sunshine (yes, that’s her name) and they have a son and daughter who were adopted as teenagers. His life has been filled with highs, lows, and everything in between. He is passionate about Jesus and for sharing about the tremendous adventure that God has invited us on.

Ty Caskey

Worship Pastor

tyc@riverchristian.church


Ty is married to his amazing wife, Ashleigh. Together they have two boys, who never seem to run out of energy! After graduating from California State University Stanislaus, he followed God’s call into ministry. He enjoys playing guitar and writing music that glorifies the Lord. He has a passion for serving Jesus and serving others.

Travis Eslinger

Student Pastor

travise@riverchristian.church


Travis joined the RCC team in January of 2021. He and his wife Erin met at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas where he received a Masters in Ministry. In his spare time, he likes to turn wrenches, cast lines and lose golf balls. He tries every day to keep a Philippians 4:8 attitude on life.

Maureen Knotts

Children’s Director

maureenk@riverchristian.church


Maureen married her sweetheart Joe and they are blessed with three amazing children. God has continually called her and her husband into ministry, with a special focus on youth and children. Maureen’s passion is to provide opportunities for others to have a life-changing encounter with Jesus.

JB & Kaley Traywick

Children’s Ministry Assistants

admin@riverchristian.church


JB & Kaley met while attending Fleming Island High School, were married, and are proud parents of three puppies. They have been serving in RCC’s Children Ministry since day one and every Sunday teach the Bible in creative and relevant ways.

Sara Myers

River Preschool Director

saram@riverchristian.church


Sara and her husband, Joe, have been married for fifteen years and have three beautiful daughters. Sara has been an integral part of the Fleming Island community since her teen years and considers North Florida her home. After a decade of service in private and public early education, Sara is excited to come alongside River Preschool children and their families to support and foster cognitive, emotional, and spiritual growth.

Lindsey Eason

Communications & Office Director

lindseye@riverchristian.church


Lindsey married her college sweetheart, Chad, in the mountains of Arkansas, and over the next few years, they made their way to Fleming Island, Florida. They are raising their three children and have a heart for family and related ministries! Lindsey has a Bachelor’s in Family and Consumer Sciences, a Master’s in Special Education, and is excited to serve RCC through a wide range of administrative support.

Lori Rhein

Ministry Liaison & Administrative Assistant

lorir@riverchristian.church


Lori and her husband, Jim moved to Florida in 2017 from Kentucky to be closer to family. Originally a Jersey Girl, Lori loves the beach and didn’t start pumping her own gas until her 30’s. Being an adventurer, she jumped from an airplane (with a chute) for her 60th birthday. Lori considers her greatest adventure as being a follower of Jesus with a passion for everyone to know who Jesus is, to understand who they are in Christ, and how to find freedom because of Christ.

Diana Hooker

Office & Ministry Coordinator

dianah@riverchristian.church


Diana and her husband Art are blessed with two adult kids, who are both married to wonderful spouses. Diana has a bachelor’s degree from Auburn university and after a 40 year career in retail working for several great companies she retired. After a year of retirement, she realized God had other plans and now back at work.  She has been in Fleming Island since 1995 and hopes to never leave this area. Diana is excited to have the opportunity to serve at RCC in various administrative services.

Julie Davis

Children’s Director

julied@riverchristian.church


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