of Outreach and Engagement
Jerry McBroom has been involved in ministry for the past 25 years. For 11 years, he was the drummer with the popular Christian rock band BRIDE. He has counseled and shared the gospel with thousands of people all over the world. He has ministered in the United States, Brazil, Costa Rica, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Holland, Switzerland, and Canada.
BRIDE is considered one of the leading hard rock Christian bands in the world, garnishing 16 #1 songs and 4 prestigious Dove Awards. Jerry has had the opportunity to see countless people come to know Jesus Christ through his music and ministry. Jerry has served as youth pastor at First Christian Church since February of 2000.
He has taken youth on numerous mission trips, regularly organizes service projects, and hosts youth meetings on most Sunday evenings during the school year. He encourages youth to find relevance and meaning in the gospel amidst today’s culture, and strives to show how Biblical principles are relevant to the lives of young people. Jerry became Associate Minister of First Christian Church in January, 2004, and now works with young adults and small group ministries along with his ministry to youth. Jerry is also the drummer for FCC’s awesome worship band, First Light. Jerry resides in Clarksville, Indiana with his wife Claudia, three sons Jacob, Josh, John Matthew, and daughter Grace.