Pastor Sears grew up in a military family as the son of the career Marine Officer. Upon graduating from the Virginia Military Institute in 1983, he was commissioned a 2nd Lt. and served in the Marine Corps for three years. He graduated from Covenant Theological Seminary St. Louis Mo. in 1990 and has served three PCA churches: Mt. Calvary Presbyterian Church (Walnut Grove S.C.), Covenant Presbyterian Church (Nashville, TN), and currently as lead Pastor of The Church of Grace Village (PCA), a position he has had for over twenty years. Ian is married to Anne Marie, who holds a LMFT degree in counseling and currently has a successful practice in the Cool Springs area. Together they have raised five children: Callum, Connor, Andrew, Lachlan and Emilie.
Rebekah Sullivant is a wife, mother, singer-songwriter and worship leader based in Nashville, TN. Luke, her husband, and she have three children who keep them constantly busy! As a family, they are deeply involved and committed to the worship ministry community in the
Nashville area. Rebekah has a heart to see the Lord’s presence come in such a powerful way through worship, that as His name is lifted higher, our hearts and lives are changed forever. Through worship we have the ability “to open up the gates, that the King of Glory may come in!” (Ps. 24:9).
In addition to song writing and serving in worship, Rebekah also travels abroad, leading worship for conferences, women’s gatherings, guest worship leading, and writing intensives.