Our Ministry Team


Jeff and Denise Lovell

Lead Pastor & Wife

Pastors Jeff and Denise Lovell have been in the pastoral ministry for over 39 years. Twenty-five of those years have been spent as the lead pastor of four churches. The Lovell’s have also spent extensive time in evangelism and have served three other churches as an interim pastor. The Lovell’s have been blessed with three wonderful daughters, Dorinda, Alisha and Jennifer and they have three beautiful grandchildren. They reside in Habersham County on their 13-acre farm where they enjoy the outdoors and country living.

Yvette Gooch

Administrative Assistant

Yvette Gooch serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Pastor. She also serves as the churches Outreach Director and the coordinator to the Nursery and Preschool Ministries. Yvette and her husband Kenneth reside in Cleveland, Georgia with their two sons.

Sandra Roberts

Woman’s Ministry Director

Sandra serves as Director of Women’s Ministries at Brookstone and also serves as the Gainesville section Representative for the Georgia District. She has served in many areas through teaching and music and as a pastor’s wife. She has dedicated her life to empower women by discovering their gifts and talents. She and her husband Boone reside in Dahlonega, Ga. They have one daughter, Kim, who resides in N.C. with her family.

Diane Thomas

Senior Adult Ministries Director

Diane Thomas serves Brookstone as our Senior Adult Ministries Director, She also serves as the Nursing Home Ministry Director. She has a great heart for senior adults and coordinates regular activities for fellowship and ministry. Diane resides in Gainesville, Ga.

Brad & Christy Beasley

Worship Leaders
Brad & Christy Beasley serve as Praise & Worship Leaders at Brookstone. Brad and Christy are both from Gainesville, Georgia. They have led worship across the US for youth camps, conferences, retreats and revivals. They’ve led praise and worship for over 15 years. Brad and Christy have been married since July 2000 and have 2 children, Molly Grace and Boone.