Chad Gordon

Associate Pastor
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Pastor Chad Gordon grew up in the country, working with his father in construction and learning to love the outdoors. At the age of five he trusted Christ as his Saviour. Living in a strong Christian home, and attending Fellowship Baptist Church in Collingwood, he was strongly encouraged to serve Christ wherever the opportunity provided itself.

After enjoying many summers as a camper, Chad served for a number of years on camp staff. He attended Word of Life Bible Institute for two years. Completing this, he interned at Rock Mills Baptist Church for one year and then attended Jerusalem University College for a semester. Chad has been at South End since 2007 and has a passion to see people grow in their walk with God. He is married to Danielle and they have three daughters. He serves with the Youth ministry, the building committee and the Community Group ministry.

Tim Chambers

Associate Pastor
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Pastor Tim Chambers grew up in the Maritimes and after high school, he attended the Word of Life Bible Institute. Following this, he joined the WOL Canadian Impact Team (a vocal/ministry team) for several years, then served on staff at Word of Life Youth Camp. He and his wife Katie have four children, and he serves part-time at South End, including the Awana ministry, VBS, and worship.

Karen Earls

Women's Counselor
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Karen and her husband Nathan have been missionaries with Word of Life for 13 years, where she has ministered to the female Bible Institute students and interns one-on-one through discipleship. It is her heart’s desire to help women know Christ personally, walk in victory and obedience to the Word of God, and overcome struggles by His grace, equipped with His truth. She is available to listen to and equip women using the Bible to guide them through their circumstances whatever they may be. Karen is in the process of completing the certification requirements as a Biblical counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (website:

This ministry to women is free of charge, offered by South End to help women in their spiritual walk. To book an appointment, please contact the church office, who will forward your contact information to Karen.