Kerry Carothers

Joined Lighthouse Staff:             February 2013

Areas of Ministry:     Administration [Ministry support, Accounting, Facilities] and the stuff that finds its way into the Black Hole.

Family:      Four fantastic children: Sons – Joseph [married to Brittany] and Matthew. Daughters – Stephanie [married to Kyle Dorman] and Chelsea [married to Brad Davis]. I’m also a very proud Grandfather to Peyton, David, Rowan, Austin and Ella Grace!

Saved:   October 1978

Education:     BBA in Finance – University of North Texas

Previous Line of Work:     10yrs – Finance & Divisional VP Operations for Affiliated Computer Services; 5yrs  - VP Operations for National Construction Services; 13+ yrs of Business Management employment and consulting for both profit and non-profit organizations

One of the Things I Find Most Fascinating:     That with all my imperfections, I’m perfectly loved!


Book:     Tom Clancy novels; “How Should We Then Live” by Francis A. Schaeffer

Food:     Steak

Snack Food:   Good Trail Mix, Protein bars, and Ice Cream [Cookies and Cream]

Movie:     Inception, Gladiator, Saving Private Ryan

Musical Artist:     Steven Curtis Chapman, Rod Stewart, Michael McDonald

Actor/Actress:     Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hanks, Clint Eastwood, Natalie Wood

Season:    Spring

Place in the World:
Any place with the people I love and enjoy spending time with!

Place to Pray:

Recreational Activity/Hobby: Basketball with Matthew and playing with my granddaughter

Scripture:  Wow, so many…Romans 12:2, Ephesians (all of it), Psalm 46:10

Sport:     Football, Basketball, Soccer

Sports Team:     Cowboys, Duke, Mavericks, Duke, Manchester United, Duke



Snack Food:     Cheetos Puffs

Season:    Sorry, I can’t name one.
Place in the World:     Louisiana

Sports Team:     Giants, Jets, Yankees, Knicks …


Best Thing Someone Said to You:     “I do!” followed by “This won’t hurt at all”

Life Motto:     “Seek first to understand, then to be understood” and Choose your bullets wisely.

Three People I’d Like to Meet:     Ronald Reagan, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, Roger Staubach

My Hero:     Allen Richburg – He led me to Christ

One of My Greatest Experiences with God:     Each one of my children’s births!

Most People Don’t Know This About Me: I broke my kneecap . . . bowling. And I also keep up with Downton Abbey.