KERN-NATHANIEL-54Nathaniel is the Pastor at Salisbury Christian Church. Nathaniel joined the leadership on January 15, 2012. He is a native of Pleasant Plains and grew up on a farm just down the road.

Nathaniel graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2008 with an elementary education degree. He attended Lincoln Christian University until 2014 and focused on small town/rural ministry.

Nathaniel aims to bring relevant biblical messages to the congregation and encourage them to serve one another and the community. His favorite thing about ministry is seeing people work together to proclaim Christ to those around us. He is excited about what God has in store for Salisbury Christian!

When not working for the church Nathaniel is employed in the operations department at Zimmer Biomet MidAmerica in Springfield. Nathaniel is married to his beautiful bride, Cara. They were married in August 2015 and live in Chatham. In May 2017, they welcomed their little girl, Kinsley Elise, into the world.