After much prayer and an extensive selection process, our Elder Council is pleased to present the following candidates to serve in the role of Elder for The Church at Brook Hills.


Zac Condie and his wife, Danielle, have been married since 2014 and are the parents of Selah (6), Ellis (4), and Cal (1). They have been members of Brook Hills since 2013. Zac professed faith in Christ at the age of 17 and was baptized when he was 19. He works as the Director of Servant Life, a mission-mobilization ministry.

Zac currently leads an adult small group, serves in Student Ministry on Wednesday nights and in Preschool Ministry on Sunday mornings, and is also part of two A-teams supporting some of our Long-Termers and Mid-Termers. He has previously served as a camera operator on our video team, as a program director for our worship gatherings, and as a short-term trip leader. Zac considers his spiritual gifts to include leadership, teaching, knowledge, and service.

When asked about his desire to serve as an Elder, Zac said:

“I love the local church and believe it is designed by God for believers to grow in their love for God and love for one another. It would be a joy and an honor to serve The Church at Brook Hills in this shepherding role.”


Dave Halperin and his wife, Christine, have been married since 1992 and are the parents of three adult daughters. They have been members of Brook Hills since 2013. Dave professed faith in Christ and was baptized at the age of 15. He is the Director of Operations for Swagelok Alabama.

Dave currently leads an adult small group, serves in Student Ministry and as part of our Connection Point team, and has volunteered with multiple City Ministries opportunities. He has previously served as an Elder, Children’s Ministry Faith Trainer, and has participated in multiple short-term trips. Dave considers his spiritual gifts to include teaching, leadership, administration, and generosity.

When asked about his desire to serve as an Elder again, Dave said:

“I desire to bear good fruit wherever He plants me. If the Lord wills for me to serve as an Elder, then I desire to faithfully serve Him there.”


Mike Joiner and his wife, Cathy, have been married since 1978 and are the parents of an adult daughter. They have been members of Brook Hills since 1998. Mike professed faith in Christ and was baptized at the age of 8. He spent years as a Judge for the State of Alabama and continues in that role, though he is semi-retired. He also currently works as a mediator for his own private mediation practice.

Mike currently leads an adult small group. He has previously served as an Elder, as a part of our Administrative Elder Team, and as Chairman for our Stewardship Ministry Team. Mike considers his spiritual gifts to include teaching and administration.

When asked about his desire to serve as an Elder again, Mike said:

“[My mission is] to glorify Christ in all I do, say, or think. This is best accomplished as I fulfill the roles He has called me to: husband, son, father, small group leader, judge, mediator, friend, neighbor, etc. In each of these roles I am called to make disciples of Christ. [I desire to be an Elder] to best use my gifting to honor Christ by serving The Church at Brook Hills.”


Denver Nolin and his wife, Susan, have been married since 1988 and are the parents of three adult daughters. They have been members of Brook Hills since 2001. Denver professed faith in Christ and was baptized when he was in his mid-20s. He is currently a pilot for FedEx.

Denver currently serves in our Children’s Ministry and as part of our WRAP and foster care ministries. He has previously served as an Elder and as a small group leader. Denver considers his spiritual gifts to include hospitality, service, and encouragement.

When asked about his desire to serve as an Elder again, Denver said:

“My heart is to shepherd within [our church] to ensure the gospel is proclaimed here to anyone God sends through our doors as well as to the nations by those He sends out from among us, and so that we live in community with one another in a way that honors and glorifies God.”


We are excited to present Zac Condie, Dave Halperin, Mike Joiner, and Denver Nolin to you and ask you to join us in prayerfully considering them for the role of Elder. If you are a member of Brook Hills, you are asked to express any biblical concerns you may have with any of these brothers. To do so, please contact the Elder Selection Team no later than Sunday, May 8. You may contact them by sending an email to , at which point a team member will respond to your concerns appropriately.

Following a two-week period of prayer and consideration, a vote of affirmation will be taken as part of our worship gatherings on Sunday, May 15.

For a list of current Elders, visit brookhills.org/elders.