Jeremy Echols

Jeremy Echols

team leader

JE loves camp and the ministry that takes place in summer camp ministry. He studied business at Louisiana College and received an MDIV at SWBTS. He served as a coach and camp director at Crosspoint Christian Sports Camps, then began full-time in the CentriKid office at LifeWay in 2005. JE’s specific work involves investing in leaders, finding new camp locations, and planning training. He met his wife Emily when they served on camp staff together and their daughter #BabyMadison was born in 2011.


Henry Dutton

Henry Dutton

event coordinator

Henry received a BA in Christian Studies and English from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and he is currently pursuing a Masters degree from the seminary. He began working for CentriKid in 2008 and joined the office team in 2012. He is married to Amy, who is a graphic designer and web developer. Henry and Amy are the proud parents of their son, Isaac. Henry coordinates details for LifeWay Kids events, plans production elements and adult gathering, and helps hire and train staff.


Tiffany Francis

Tiffany Francis

camp specialist

Tiffany has been with Lifeway Kids since 2010 and joined the camps and events team in 2014. She graduated from Georgetown College with a degree in communication and media studies and received her master’s degree from Murray State. In the office, Tiffany works on Bible Study, the camp store, and training our assistant directors and store managers.


Collin Spindle

Collin Spindle

camp director

Collin graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences and an emphasis in Youth Development. He began working camp in 2010 and joined the office team in August of 2013. Collin works on recreation, manages staff paperwork, develops track time manuals, and does prep work for LifeWay Kids events. He loves any kind of game and thinks building relationships during Hang Time is the best part of camp.


Micheal Walley

Micheal Walley

camp director

Micheal began working camp in 2011 and joined the office team in 2014. He graduated from Mississippi College with a degree in Communications and Public Relations. Micheal is our social media guru, manages our camp inventory, and helps out with the Kids Ministry Conference and VBS Events. He loves coffee, Instagram, and all all production elements of camp (especially jumping around during I Can’t Wait).


Isaac Kierstead

Isaac Kierstead

camp director

Isaac graduated from Florida State University with a degree in studio art and editing and writing. He started working camp in 2013 and joined the office team in 2014. Isaac designs a lot of the items you’ll see at camp this summer, helps with track development, puts together group leader information and staff manuals. His favorite part of camp is I Can’t Wait and track times.


Former Staffers

Former Staffers

Lance Howerton
Andy Dukes
Meredith Teasley
Mary (Carlisle) Wiley
Laura Register
Ellie Doom
Jen Hall
Jessica Herrell
Bud Harlan
Laura (Fillingim) Sampson
Eric Sampson
Adrienne Smith
Wall of Fame