Rev. John Stone

Youth Leader Advancement Coordinator


John Stone was born in South Carolina and attended Clemson University, graduating in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education. John graduated in 1992 from Covenant Seminary. John is married to Marisa Tate who graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts in English. They have three wonderful children, Sarah 22, Katherine 19 and Mary Simpson 18. John was a campus minister for 11 years, 4 at Belhaven College (92-96) in Jackson Mississippi and for 7 years in Knoxville, TN at the University of Tennessee (96-03). John was the Assistant Coordinator (VP over ministry) for RUF for the last 15 years. In March, John left that job and is currently the part time Associate Pastor at Redeemer church in Knoxville and also the CEO of a small consulting firm and most recently the Youth Leader Advancment Coordinator for RYM. John and Marisa were married in 1992 and live in Knoxville, TN.