Meet Austin Hovermale!



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Austin serves as the High School Minister her at FBC Mansfield and oversees all high school specific programming.


Austin is married to his beautiful wife Abbi Hovermale (7/13/19).


Austin was born and raised in Westland, MI.

Education & Experience:

Austin went to Moody Bible Institute where he majored in Youth Ministry along with Bible and Theology. While attending Moody, he served as a children's ministry leader at Park Community Church (Chicago,IL). Austin was a youth intern at Berean Baptist Church (Livonia,MI) for 3 summers (‘16,’17’,’18). After graduating from Moody in 2018, Austin was brought on staff at FBC Mansfield as a part-time middle school director before serving in his current position as the High School Minister as of April 28th 2019.

Favorite movies/TV shows:

Remember the Titans/Psych, Friends, The West Wing, and so many others!

Favorite type of music or band:

Twenty-One Pilots all day!, Michael Bublé, The Modern Post, Shane and Shane, Josh Garrels, NF, and All Sons and Daughters…Just to name a few/

Favorite book other than the Bible: 

Any book by C.S Lewis!


Avid Michigan/Detroit sports fan (GO BLUE!!!!), football, baseball, Guitar, leading worship, coffee (He would love to grab some with you!).

What do you love most about your job

Being able to disciple and invest in the lives of our students while pointing them to Christ each and every day. When I see a student live out the gospel in their life, I am filled with great joy!