Chase is a Louisiana native, who was raised in Vidalia, right across the river from Natchez, MS. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Christian Studies from Mississippi College. Upon graduation, he and Brittany married and moved to Waco, TX, where he earned a Master's of Divinity with an emphasis in Biblical Studies and Theology from George W. Truett Theological Seminary in August 2015. While attending seminary, Chase discovered his calling as a pastor through serving Lakeview Baptist Church in Lacy-Lakeview, TX. Chase is deeply passionate about serving the church through preaching, teaching, and intentional worship and community.
In his spare time, Chase enjoys hiking, backpacking, camping, running, and biking, and considers himself an aspiring gourmet cook. He and Brittany have been married for 6 years, and they have a dog named Amos, and a cat named Naomi.
Brittany was born and raised in Natchez, MS., spending most of her childhood working at her family's Stockyard and tending cattle. She graduated from Mississippi College in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She is a Registered Nurse, with experience in oncology and hospice care. Brittany pursued her calling to missions by attending George W. Truett Theological Seminary, graduating in May 2016 with her Master's of Divinity with an emphasis in Missions and World Christianity. While in seminary, Brittany discerned a calling to pastor the local church, empowering them further towards discipleship and mission. She is deeply passionate about faith and health, and how the two can be combined in a way that brings about holistic healing in the lives of the congregation and the community. In her spare time, Brittany enjoys reading, hiking, camping, hunting, and hanging out with her husband and two fur babies.
We at Nobles Chapel affirm women as equal partners in the work of ministry, as evidence by our long history of having women serve as deacons and in other leadership positions. We see the church as a family, and believe that this model mirrors the concept of family and equality within the body of Christ.
The concept of a co-pastorate has myriad advantages and bears fruit that benefits pastors and congregation alike. Better sermons, lessons and lectures are possible, because more time is afforded for preparation. Better pastoral care and spiritual direction can be carried out, because the personal time necessary for quality ministry is available. What’s more, administration and communication benefit from the proverbial two heads being better than one. Different gifts and interests complement, encourage, challenge, and balance each other and offer more opportunities. In short, a co-pastorate allows more creativity, more energy, more enthusiasm, and a wider variety of ideas and insights. This model naturally increases capacity, while at the same time decreasing the loneliness and stress that plague the ministries of so many pastors. Overall, we have had great success with our pastors at NCBC, and see in this model a reflection of the kingdom of God.
Minister to Youth and Children
Sarah Humphries is our Children & Youth Pastor. Sarah is currently a Junior at Barton College. She is studying Biology with plans to go onto Medical School for Orthopedics. Sarah is originally from Elizabeth City, NC, where she attended First Baptist Church. As a member at First Baptist Church, Sarah was a Youth Group Leader and was also a Children's Church Teaching Assistant. Sarah is currently Chaplain Chair for her sorority and is also a member of Barton Christian Ministries. Sarah represented Barton College at the General Assembly of the Christian Church in Indianapolis this summer. Sarah is an asset to our Nobles Chapel Family!