Leadership at Midlands
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Tim Brokaw
Senior Minister
 
A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Tim Brokaw became the first full-time minister of Midlands Christian Church in June, 1997. Before coming to Midlands, Tim served three and a half years as the minister of Carter Christian Church, in Elizabethton, Tennessee. Prior to entering the ministry, he worked eight years as a teacher, coach, and guidance counselor at University School in Johnson City, Tennessee.
 
He has earned degrees from Milligan College (B.A.), East Tennessee State University (M.Ed.), and Emmanuel School of Religion (M.Div.).  Tim completed his Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.) at Emmanuel (now named Emmanuel Christian Seminary) in May of 2012.  His doctoral project was entitled,Voices at the Table:  Communion Meditations Based on the Writings of Christians through the Ages..
 

Tim met his wife Terri while she was completing her student teaching at University School. They were married on June 12, 1993. Tim and Terri have two daughters, Hannah and Olivia.  Hannah and Olivia are both proud of the fact that they are natives of South Carolina.

 
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Rachel Watson
Worship Leader 
 
Rachel began attending Midlands Christian Church in 2009. Her ministry while at Midlands has included working with the children’s ministry, youth group, and praise team.  Rachel currently volunteers with the youth group, and has been part of the praise team for the last 4 years. Rachel began leading worship full time during the summer of 2015.
 
Rachel graduated from Converse College in May 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education. She teaches music at two local elementary schools.
 
Rachel is a native of Lexington, SC. She met her husband, Brandon, at Midlands Christian Church in 2010. They were married on June 1, 2013. They  live in Lexington with their dog, Cooper. Rachel enjoys cooking, spending time with her family and friends, and cheering on the Gamecocks.