Aaron and Beth Allison have been married for eighteen years, and have three children – Abbey (16), Luke (15) and Lincoln (13). They love spending time with their kids and participating in their various activities. Aaron has been the Lead Pastor of CIL since 2008.
Aaron grew up in Irving, Texas, and has been in vocational ministry since 1995, serving as a children’s pastor, youth pastor, associate pastor and church planter. He’s earned a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) from Union University (Jackson, TN). He also has a Masters of Art in Leadership is from Southeastern University (Lakeland, FL), and a Bachelors in Religion from MidAmerica Nazarene University (Olathe, KS). Aaron is an adjunct instructor at Union University’s Hendersonville campus.
Aaron’s positive experiences in different expressions of Christianity has led him to advocate for the Three Streams perspective of church life. The Three Stream perspective strives for participation in the liturgical, evangelical, and charismatic streams of Christianity.
Aaron is a huge sports fan, following many different sports and teams. He also loves coaching his kids’ teams, dating Beth, and studying history.