Teaching, Discipling, Leadership, and Vision
Vision for your position
Aaron's heart is for the church and seeks to lead her to live under the authority of Christ and His Word.
Aaron and Deana have been married for 14 years and have three children, Rachel, Jonah, and Natalie. They also have a foster daughter named Trinity.
Education And Experience
Aaron became the senior pastor of Mount Vernon in 2008. He received both his M.Div. (biblical/theological studies) and Ph.D. (American church history) from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served as an elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., and as interim pastor and elder at Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, KY. Aaron also previously worked as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Mark O. Hatfield. He has written many articles for sites like The Gospel Coalition, 9Marks, and Christianity.com, and also worked for the Kairos Journal. He has published a book entitled "Politics and Piety: Baptist Social Reform in America, 1770-1860." Dr. Menikoff also serves as an adjunct professor for Reformed Theological Seminary.