Staff

Andrew Noe

Creator, and Content Director

Andrew Noe enjoys superheroes and trying to be funny. He is married to the wonderful and amazing Hannah Noe, and has a beautiful daughter named Gwendolyn. They also have a super intelligent dog named Daphne, and a water-obsessed cat named Ellie. He works at Georgetown College in Kentucky and runs www.youthministryconversations.com as his passion project. Email him at AndrewNoe@youthministryconversations.com.

Daniel Potter

Podcast Director

Originally from Chapel Hill, NC, Daniel Potter serves as the Minister of Youth at First Baptist Church in Columbus, GA. He earned his M. Div from the Wake Forest University School of Divinity and a BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. When not doing youth ministry, Daniel enjoys good music, laughter, spending time with his wife Rachel, cheering on his beloved Tar Heels, and recording podcasts. You can listen to Daniel through the Youth Ministry Conversations podcast or as a contributor to “The Irreverent Reverends” produced by the Everyday Exiles podcast network.

Ginny Richardson

Editor

Ginny Richardson serves as the Pastor for Youth and Children at Vienna Baptist Church in Vienna, Virginia (about 20 miles outside DC). She is a Richmond, Virginia native and a graduate of Christopher Newport University and McAfee School of Theology. Ginny enjoys learning with the students she ministers and seeing them embrace their gifts and passions to serve God and love others. Her hobbies include exploring new places and museums, hanging out with friends and family, watching college sports, and spending time outdoors.

Josh Beeler

Social Media Director

Josh Beeler is the Associate Pastor for Youth and College at Central Baptist Church of Fountain City in Knoxville, TN. He is a graduate of Old Dominion University and of the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. Josh is married to his wonderful wife, Sherry, who he enjoys sharing conversation, adventures, and life with. He is ridiculously playful and works daily to maintain his mischievousness. Josh enjoys playing, singing, reading, questioning and laughing with friends.

Andrew Shaffer

Writer (Features)

Andrew Shaffer is the Minister to Youth and Their Families at First Baptist Dalton, GA. He is a graduate of Mississippi State, Samford and Truett Seminary. He has worked in youth ministry one way or another since 2000, and has been bitten by an otter.

Jessica Tidwell-Weinzierl

Editor

Rev. Jessica Tidwell-Weinzierl is a graduate of McAfee School of Theology. Her ministerial passion is faith journeying with youth; but in her free time, she loves reading on her Kindle, learning to cook, and spending time with her partner, Evan, and their three adorkable dogs. She currently serves as the Director of Youth at South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC.