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Dr. Aaron Crider

Dr. Aaron Crider

Director of Music and Worship Studies

My Passion:

Leading people into the presence of God.

Professional Experience:

I’ve been a worship leader for over 20 years in a variety of settings—traveling, recording, teaching at conferences, and about anything else you can imagine. I’m a worship pastor at Gateway Church, and have an entire professional work history and experience in serving the local church.


Wife Holly, and three kids Emma, Aliya, and Samuel.

Favorite Scripture:

Romans 12:1-2

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Hunting and anything else outdoors.

What do you like most about working at TKU?

The people!

Contact Info



Southern Evangelical Seminary 

M.A. in Religion

Southern Evangelical Seminary

B.A. in Practical Ministry

FIRE School of Ministry