Ashleigh Owens

Ashleigh Owens has been part of Relevant Church since 2010. She grew up in Locust Grove, Georgia and currently resides in Griffin, GA. She is committed to raising up young leaders and making LeadNow a life-changing experience for all those who go through it.

As the Internship Director, Ashleigh’s responsibilities include developing the interns’ leadership skills, coordinating speakers, and consistently evaluating the program's systems to best benefit the interns. In addition, Ashleigh leads worship for The Gathering at Relevant and Relevant Churchs’ student ministry.


Carl Nichols

A native of south Atlanta, Carl has a passion for God, Julie, and sports. He and Julie have two sons, Jase and Trey. They have a heart to see people understand how crazy God is about them!

As Lead Pastor, Carl's primary responsibilities include weekly teaching, leadership development, and directional leadership of the church. In addition, Carl directs the Go Project, a national church-planting initiative.


Abby Yarbrough

Abby joined Relevant Church in 2017 and became heavily involved after joining the LeadNow program herself. Through her time as an intern, Abby experienced firsthand the life change that is possible through LeadNow. She knew she wanted to be a part of it long term and was honored to accept the position of Assistant Internship Director.

As the Assistant Internship Director, Abby’s responsibilities include creating schedules, regularly assessing interns and staff pastors to ensure development, assisting in reviewing and improving systems, and recruitment of future interns.